November 16, 2016

The secret Pentagon command that tried to plant a fake bomb in D.C.

The Joint Special Operations Command has become one of the most important cogs in the U.S. war machine.

Known as JSOC, it is part of the Department of Defense. It oversees the army’s elite Delta Force fighters, the Navy Seals and a fleet of drones. It has played a major role in the U.S. response to 9/11 — and in every theater of the Global War on Terror: Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, now Syria. Read more + audio.

PBS

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