Last Year America Sent Special Ops Forces Into Almost 70% of the Countries in the World

Special Operations Forces

During the fiscal year that ended on September 30, 2014, US Special Ops forces (SOF) were active in 133 countries, or roughly 70% of the nations on the planet.

In the three years leading up to this, US Special Operation forces were active in more than 150 different countries around the world, conducting missions ranging from kill/capture night raids to training exercises. And 2015 could see America’s most elite troops in even more countries – in the first two months of the fiscal year there had already been operations in 105 nations, or approximately 80% of 2014’s total.

For more information read the full article by Nick Turse at Mother Jones here:

Last Year America Sent Special Ops Forces Into Almost 70% of the Countries in the World | Mother Jones.