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Three American special forces troops among several killed in ambush
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Three American special forces troops among several killed in ambush

Oct 5th 2017, 10:35 AM 18,701 Views 28 Comments

The US Africa command confirmed in a statement that a joint US and Nigerien patrol came under fire in Niger.

British special forces have been pictured for the first time on the ground in Syria
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British special forces have been pictured for the first time on the ground in Syria

Aug 9th 2016, 9:14 AM 22,095 Views 92 Comments

The exclusive BBC images appear to show troops securing the perimeter of a rebel base.

The US could be preparing to send more troops into Syria
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The US could be preparing to send more troops into Syria

Apr 3rd 2016, 7:00 AM 10,053 Views 29 Comments

Washington has led an international coalition against the IS group in Iraq and Syria since August 2014.

Islamic State's stronghold is holding out against coalition forces
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# Battlefield Plan

Islamic State's stronghold is holding out against coalition forces

Mar 8th 2016, 9:50 PM 18,286 Views 58 Comments

US Special Forces say they’ve currently no plans to take the de facto capital of Raqqa.

Boots on the ground: The US is sending in troops to bring the fight to Isis
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Boots on the ground: The US is sending in troops to bring the fight to Isis

Oct 30th 2015, 5:35 PM 15,190 Views 91 Comments

Barack Obama says it will consist of “fewer than 50″ special forces.

US sent mission to try and rescue James Foley
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US sent mission to try and rescue James Foley

Aug 21st 2014, 8:05 AM 12,934 Views 45 Comments

Sadly, the journalist was killed by ISIS earlier this week.

Only US soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan freed after five years
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Only US soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan freed after five years

May 31st 2014, 6:34 PM 18,440 Views 75 Comments

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was freed in exchange for the release of five Afghan prisoners from Guantanamo Bay.

This useless armed police unit would totally get told off by an Irish mammy
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# Special Forces

This useless armed police unit would totally get told off by an Irish mammy

Jan 29th 2014, 3:00 PM 2,133 Views 5 Comments

YOU ONLY HAD TO KNOCK.

Guatemalan gets 6,060 year sentence over massacre
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# Locked Up

Guatemalan gets 6,060 year sentence over massacre

Mar 13th 2012, 1:15 PM 2,156 Views 2 Comments

The 54-year-old was a former member of an elite military force involved in the killing of 201 people in a 1982 massacre during Guatemala’s civil war.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jan 29th 2012, 11:00 AM 58 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Would you have what it takes to be a US Navy SEAL?
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Would you have what it takes to be a US Navy SEAL?

May 7th 2011, 12:54 PM 1,282 Views 0 Comments

Citizenship requirements aside, that is… Do you think you could get through all that gruelling training?