On November 5, Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Kyle Atwell hosted a podcast titled “Special Operations Forces and Great Power Competition” for the Modern War Institute. The podcast discussed how the roles and responsibilities of special forces will change in a geopolitical context characterized by great-power competition and how they can balance enduring counterterrorism missions with new requirements.

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