Skip to comments.SAS kill hundreds of terrorists in 'secret war' against al-Qaeda in Iraq
Posted on 08/30/2008 8:08:43 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
More than 3,500 insurgents have been "taken off the streets of Baghdad" by the elite British force in a series of audacious "Black Ops" over the past two years.
It is understood that while the majority of the terrorists were captured, several hundred, who were mainly members of the organisation known as "al-Qa'eda in Iraq" have been killed by the SAS.
The SAS is part of a highly secretive unit called "Task Force Black" which also includes Delta Force, the US equivalent of the SAS.
The prime targets have been those intent on joining the wave of suicide car bombers that claimed around 3,000 lives a month in Baghdad at the height of the terrorist campaign in 2006.
Using intelligence gleaned from spies and informers, Task Force Black has nearly broken the back of the terrorist network and reduced bombings in Baghdad from about 150 a month to just two.
But the success of the covert mission came at a price six members of the SAS were killed and more than 30 were injured. Delta Force has suffered in the region of 20 per cent casualties.
A senior British officer told The Sunday Telegraph: "We took over 3,500 terrorists off the streets of Baghdad in around 18 months.
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awesome British brothers.
Lend them to Los Angeles when doone in Iraq.
Lend them to Los Angeles when done in Iraq.
I’m glad someone is allowed to do it...
> which also includes Delta Force, the US equivalent of the SAS.
The Delta Force is very good, but it is inaccurate to say that they are the “equivalent” of the SAS.
Everybody get some!
Refreshing change from the usual. ;-)
Care to expand on that?
You mean white guys can fight? The media hates that concept, particularly when the Media supports Muslim and Mexican terrorists.
> Care to expand on that?
Sure. They are different elite organizations with many similarities, particularly as the Delta Force was modeled on the SAS. They often train together and they often go on missions together and they both go thru rigorous selection and training.
But they aren’t “equivalent”. They have similarities, and they also have differences.
git er done
Congratulations on a job well done!
I read a book by an ex SAS member a few years back. The training is unreal. I assume the training by other elite undercover units is as grueling.
The SAS guy whose book I read was on the road to a life in and out of jail or prison before he joined the SAS.
Kill’em all, let God sort them out
Did you see the D Force has suffered 20% causalities according to the article?
BTW the D Force has been wacking terrorists on their home turf in Europe and Asia for 6 years now - never been caught. Read the news from Europe there are stories about bodies in alley's or people simply killed in their own bed with no witnesses or evidence. You tax $$ at work.
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