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Hidden Warfare 3: Special forces | openDemocracy

Hidden Warfare 3: Special forces | openDemocracy

While Britain’s conventional army is being slashed, Britain’s special forces are benefiting from special treatment. Their budget was doubled in last year’s Strategic Defence and Security Review.The SAS are the only British soldiers engaged actively in military conflict. They are deployed in Iraq, in Syria, and in Libya where they conducted their very first operations 75 years ago. They are helping Kurdish fighters target Isis positions in the attack on Mosul.

Source: Hidden Warfare 3: Special forces | openDemocracy