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Brig. Gen. Kirk Smith Named Deputy Commander of Special Ops Joint Task Force-Afghanistan

Brig. Gen. Kirk Smith, formerly director of force management and deployment at the U.S. Special Operations Command, has been appointed as deputy commander of the Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan, the Defense Department announced Friday. He will spearhead SOJTF-A in efforts to carry out counterinsurgency, security and counterterrorism missions in Afghanistan. Smith …

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President Obama Begins Tour of Asia; Ben Rhodes Comments

President Barack Obama has begun his tour of Asia by first visiting Japan amid the country’s growing territorial dispute with China, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. David Lynch writes President Obama will later visit South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines in a move to address those countries’ escalating tensions with Beijing. Japan …

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