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Troops from the Royal British Army's elite SAS unit and Special Reconnaissance Regiment have landed in Iraq and are pursuing Islamic State fighters, particularly the U.K. citizen known as "Jihadi John" who beheaded the American journalist James Foley on camera last week.
The Sunday Mail reported that the British commandos were employing advanced technologies to find the killer.
"It is possible to identify British jihadis on the battlefield by intercepting their radio messages. When they're captured by the Iraqis or Kurds we'll take a close interest in their questioning," an SAS member told the weekly paper.
Nevertheless, sources in the American intelligence and military admitted to the Post that the U.S. spy agencies had not yet assembled the capabilities necessary to target Islamic State leaders
originally posted by: da pickles
No offence but the story came from the daily mail. The posh version of the daily sport
Australia's air force and SAS soldiers are reportedly ready for deployment to Iraq as the world continues to ponder its options against the murderous Islamic State.
The Department of Defence is considering deploying top-line RAAF fighter jets and special forces to support a US-led operation, as well as expanding Australia's humanitarian contribution, the Daily Telegraph has reported.
originally posted by: Trueman
Silent post to honor our future UK/US fallen heroes.