Coalition Special Forces Operators defend a position while conducting a scenario during Exercise Eager Lion 2019 near the Sahab District, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Sept. 3, 2019. Eager Lion, U.S. Central Command’s largest and most complex exercise, is an opportunity to integrate forces in a multilateral environment, operate in realistic terrain and strengthen military-to-military relationships.
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Yankee Papa · 9 months ago
Venter states that their morale good in desert country but when contingents find themselves in some African jungle hellhole... they just go to pot...
Stavros Atlamazoglou · 9 months ago
They fought well during the Dhofar War.
Jeffrey L · 9 months ago
Jordanian troops fairly good by Mideast standards. Israelis respect them as fighters. They have, however... often proved abysmal at best as U.N. Peacekeepers (sic) when used far from home... especially in the jungles of Africa. Digging in and smoking dagga how many pass tour of duty in such environment...
Al Venter one of the premier writers on African conflicts. This volume deals (among many other topics) with Jordanian and other peacekeeping contingents... some far worse than the Jordanians... (Nigerians supporting bandit forces that they are supposed to be stopping... Indian peacekeepers... better quality, but often ordered by their government to do nothing but suck UN funds...)
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