Thursday, February 07, 2008

Knowledge gained in war...

From Reuters via :

US Soldiers Help in War Against Rebels in Colombia

Reuters reports: "when spies spotted a guerrilla chief camped on a jungle riverbank one afternoon late last year, Colombia's army quickly turned to US soldiers to help plan his capture.

Fresh from Afghanistan and Iraq and versed in the latest counter-insurgency tactics, the Americans said they analyzed everything from enemy troop strength to river levels and the moon cycle to forecast visibility."

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