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(From Agence France Presse)
The US military have created a covert commando force to hunt down deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden and Taliban leaders, it was reported.
Known as Task Force 121, the commando is designed to react more quickly to intelligence tips about "high-value targets" and will not be restricted within the borders of Iraq and Afghanistan, Pentagon and military officials told the New York Times.
The brainchild of US Central Command chief General John Abizaid, who commands US forces in the Middle East, the covert force was formed after the disbandment earlier this year of two Special Operations …