1 United States Special Operations Forces, Posture Statement 2003-2004, (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Special Operations Command), 7.
2 Joint Chiefs of Staff, Doctrine for Joint Special Operations, Joint Pub 3-05 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, 17 April 1998), I-1.
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See also SOF Posture Statement, 14-17.
6 Ryan J. McCombie, “Special Operations Forces and Small Wars,” Review Essay; Parameters, VOL.XXV, NO.3 (Autumn 1995): 108-113.
Bruner, et.al, CRS-4. See also SOF Posture Statement, 23-24.
SOF Posture Statement,
Bruner, et.al, CRS-5. See also SOF Posture Statement, 19-21.
Department of the Army, Special Forces Operations, Field Manual 3-05.20 (Washington, D.C.:Headquarters , Department of the Army, 26 June, 2001), 2-15.
13 Office of the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low- Intensity Conflict, Intelligence Support to Operations Other Than War: White Paper (Washington, D.C.:Office of the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict , January 1994) 3-3.
14.”United States Intelligence Community—Who We Are,” available from http://www.intelligence.gov/1-members.shtml; Internet; Accessed 8 January 2004.
15 Richard A. Best, Jr., Intelligence Issues for Congress, (Washington, D.C.: Congressional Research Service, The Library of Congress, 6 October, 2003), CRS-10.
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