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Relations between Australia’s special forces units on ‘a perilous knife edge’ | ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
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Relations between Australia’s special forces units on ‘a perilous knife edge’ | ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

They are the most celebrated and prestigious units in the Australian Army.

The SAS — the Special Air Service Regiment — and the 2nd Commando Regiment are Australia’s special forces elite, the soldiers tasked with the most difficult missions in warzones like Afghanistan.

But now Defence Department documents leaked to the ABC reveal that relations between the two units — which also have a crucial role in domestic counter terrorism operations — were severely damaged by the war in Afghanistan.

Source: Relations between Australia’s special forces units on ‘a perilous knife edge’ – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)