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<!-- ==Career==
From 1973 to 1986, Mr. Vickers served as a Special Forces NCO, later as a commissioned officer, and CIA paramilitary operations officer. In the mid-1980s, Vicker’s became involved with [[Operation Cyclone]], the CIA program to arm [[Islamist]] [[Mujahideen]] during the [[Soviet war in Afghanistan]]. He was the head military strategist for the US, coordinating an effort that involved ten countries and providing direction to forces made up of over 500,000 Afghan fighters.<ref name="Chron">[http://www.defenselink.mil/policy/sections/leadership/asd/vickers.html Bio page at the United States Department of Defense]</ref> Later he was Senior Vice President, Strategic Studies, at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA), during which he provided advice on Iraq strategy to [[US President]] [[George H.W. Bush]] and his war cabinet.<ref name="Chron"/> In July 2007 he was confirmed by the [[United States Senate]] as Assistant Secretary of Defense, where he is the senior civilian advisor to the [[US Secretary of Defense]] on such matters as «[[counter-terrorism]]» strategy and operational employment of special operations forces, strategic forces, and conventional forces.<ref>[http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/nominations/1602.html Nomination page at Whitehouse.gov]</ref> In 2004, he wrote an [[Op-Ed]] piece for ''[[USA Today]]'' in which he stated that the United States can be successful in Iraq by using a much smaller force modeled on its deployment in Afghanistan.<ref>[http://www.usatoday.com/news/opinion/editorials/2004-06-27-opcom_x.htm For guidance on Iraq, look to Afghanistan: Use fewer U.S. troops, not more]</ref>
== Personal ==
== Примечания ==
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