Skip to comments.The Secret Battles Between US Forces and Chechen Terrorists
Posted on 02/21/2014 6:03:26 AM PST by Kartographer
An experienced former operator from America's "tier one" black Special Operations group, "Delta Force," confirmed that misidentifications were common over the course of the war but said some foreign fighters were indeed Chechens. They entered combat as extremely disciplined and well-equipped teams with good weapons discipline and expensive personal gear made by The North Face.
"There were fighters that came to train, came to fight to support the jihad, and those that came to fight and learn U.S. tactics to take back to Chechnya to fight the current Russian government," said the veteran operator, whose affiliation with "The Unit" remains classified.
Any Chechens who survived their confrontations with Navy SEAL, Army Green Beret or Delta operators working for CIA or the Joint Special Operations Command, will not likely forget -- or forgive -- their American adversaries.
"It's safe to say that anyone from the Caucasus who's left the region and 'gone global' would likely see the United States -- and U.S. civilians -- as legitimate targets," said Georgetown's Swift. "This would be particularly true for those who may have fought against U.S. Forces anywhere, including Afghanistan."
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I always said this now just a bit more conformation.
>>Any Chechens who survived their confrontations with Navy SEAL<<
I guess not many...
Dumb Chechans very DUMB Body Armor Test with an AK47 Round He Missed!!)
I was in Afghanistan for a year. You definitely knew when you were fighting Chechens...
and in our schizophrenic national policy, we get angry when the Russians have to shoot at Chechyns. They are a protected species then.
those that came to fight and learn U.S. tactics to take back to Chechnya to fight the current Russian government,”
“Some days the Chechen Muslim gets the Russian Bear, one day, the Russian Bear gets the Chechen Terrorist.”
Well, baiting bear always did carry some risk.
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Having this intelligence gives rise to the question of why the US did not act on Russian authorities’ communicated identification of the Boston Marathon Bombers?
Ego is costing lives at CIA / NSA if you believe what the former director is saying about the current culture of those organizations:
I know a lawyer working in Russia and he said that a Russian LEO’s worst nightmare is when a perp or important witness has flew to Britain.
They can track these people via Interpol or their own SVR operatives but gathering any evidence using formal legal procedures making it appropriate to base some charges upon is simply impossible.
Any official request to interrogate one, to perform a search or take a DNA sample is declined by the British with a formal letter stressing they can’t be sure if their assistance won’t be used for ‘politically motivated repression’. A nature of any certain case makes no difference. It might be a terrorism, a murder, a rape, a child abuse or a fraud. An answer is always the same.
If LEOs are opting to travel to Britain and sort things out themselves, they are shadowed by two local detectives who are acting like a worst type of defence attorneys, constantly explaining persons of interest, after every question asked, that they are under jurisdiction of the Crown and it’s their sacred right not to cooperate with the Russians.
I guess US officials has that same attitude to Russian judicial system.