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Top secret army cell breaks terrorists
Sunday Telegraph (UK) ^ | Feb. 4th, 2007 | Sean Rayment

Posted on 02/04/2007 11:59:14 AM PST by Rodney Kings Brain

Deep inside the heart of the "Green Zone", the heavily fortified administrative compound in Baghdad, lies one of the most carefully guarded secrets of the war in Iraq. It is a cell from a small and anonymous British Army unit that goes by the deliberately meaningless name of the Joint Support Group (JSG), and it has proved to be one of the Coalition's most effective and deadly weapons in the fight against terror.

Its members - servicemen and women of all ranks recruited from all three of the Armed Forces - are trained to turn hardened terrorists into coalition spies using methods developed on the mean streets of Ulster during the Troubles, when the Army managed to infiltrate the IRA at almost every level. Since war broke out in Iraq in 2003, they have been responsible for running dozens of Iraqi double agents.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: covertops; effectivetactics; giterdone; greenzone; ira; iraq; jsg; letswinthis; propaganda; propoganda; spys; terrorists; waronterror; waronterrorists
Another positive aspect of the war on terror that the mainstream media does not see as fit to print.
1 posted on 02/04/2007 11:59:15 AM PST by Rodney Kings Brain
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To: Rodney Kings Brain

Looks like they're printing it now.

But I don't know why.


2 posted on 02/04/2007 12:01:59 PM PST by leadpenny
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To: Rodney Kings Brain

"Top secret army cell breaks terrorists"

until this report came out.


3 posted on 02/04/2007 12:02:54 PM PST by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: sageb1
I think they may be printing it now (the Telegraph is a right of center paper in the UK, not another NYT) to let the terrorist know they have spies in their midst. One of the reasons the IRA agreed to a cease fire was because they know their operation had been infiltrated to the point where they could not trust anyone so were, de facto, impotent. The knowledge also led to them literally turning on each other as the paranoia got worse. I wonder if they are hoping to disrupt terror cells by putting this info out there.
4 posted on 02/04/2007 12:06:03 PM PST by Rodney Kings Brain ("veritas odium parit" - "truth begets hatred")
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To: Rodney Kings Brain

well golly gee, isn't this kind of thing supposed to be non-existent as far as we're concerned ?


5 posted on 02/04/2007 12:07:00 PM PST by paltz
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To: Rodney Kings Brain

"Top Secret"

Is it "top" so that everyone can see it?


6 posted on 02/04/2007 12:08:59 PM PST by CarrotAndStick (The articles posted by me needn't necessarily reflect my opinion.)
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To: Rodney Kings Brain

Good reply. You may be right.


7 posted on 02/04/2007 12:09:28 PM PST by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: leadpenny

Printing this makes plenty of sense. If the terrorists read this, they are going to wonder if they can trust anybody who has been out of their sight. They won't trust each other, will likely kill each other trying to keep security, thereby doing our jobs for us. This is also likely to make sure that the ones who would go back to the other side won't be trusted and those who manage to get back without anybody knowing that they were gone will keep their mouths shut.


8 posted on 02/04/2007 12:09:35 PM PST by Marty
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To: Rodney Kings Brain; Allegra

Surge starts tomorrow. Probably a preemptive propaganda strike.


9 posted on 02/04/2007 12:10:32 PM PST by bnelson44 (Proud parent of a tanker! (We are going to win!))
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To: Marty

Good point. Disinformation did cross my mind.


10 posted on 02/04/2007 12:12:39 PM PST by leadpenny
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To: bnelson44

It does? We're announcing that too?


11 posted on 02/04/2007 12:13:23 PM PST by leadpenny
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To: leadpenny

Maliki did


12 posted on 02/04/2007 12:14:33 PM PST by bnelson44 (Proud parent of a tanker! (We are going to win!))
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To: Rodney Kings Brain

Sho nuff. And I havn't heard a peep about the missile defense system and tests we've done except on Levin's show.


13 posted on 02/04/2007 12:14:35 PM PST by Ieatfrijoles (Incinerate Riyadh Now.)
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To: Rodney Kings Brain

"... one of the most carefully guarded secrets of the war in Iraq."


NOT ANY MORE!!


14 posted on 02/04/2007 12:15:59 PM PST by CyberAnt (Drive-By Media: Fake news, fake documents, fake polls)
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To: bnelson44

Sheesh!

Well, we've been telegraphing it for a couple of months too.


15 posted on 02/04/2007 12:16:47 PM PST by leadpenny
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To: Rodney Kings Brain
Gee, I guess it is no longer a secret
16 posted on 02/04/2007 12:19:36 PM PST by JZoback (Grandma Pelosi will give milk and cookies to Osama and he will be a good boy !!!)
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To: Rodney Kings Brain
Could the Brits be the battle-axe talked about in the scriptures....

Jer 51:20 Thou art my battle axe and weapons of war: for with thee will I break in pieces the nations, and with thee will I destroy kingdoms;

17 posted on 02/04/2007 12:23:03 PM PST by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand; but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: sageb1

Hehe. Henceforth it should be classified as "medium public".


18 posted on 02/04/2007 12:27:05 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: Rodney Kings Brain
Gee, I guess it is no longer a secret
19 posted on 02/04/2007 12:45:55 PM PST by JZoback (Grandma Pelosi will give milk and cookies to Osama and he will be a good boy !!!)
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To: Marty

// "The Americans are in awe of the unit because they have nothing like them within their military." //

I hope and pray there's lots of stuff going on that we don't know about. Go get 'em.


20 posted on 02/04/2007 12:50:01 PM PST by cyn
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To: Rodney Kings Brain
the IRA agreed to a cease fire was because they know their operation had been infiltrated to the point where they could not trust anyone so were, de facto, impotent.

The FBI did the same thing to the KKK. They infiltrated it to the extent that members had to communicate by secretly meeting with their hoods on, and passing notes to one another lest their voices be recognized. I think J. Edgar Hoover boasted about how many agents he had inside the KKK, saying something like "every other KKK member was a member of the FBI".

21 posted on 02/04/2007 2:40:34 PM PST by narby
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