‘Rogue SAS Afghanistan execution squad’ exposed by email trail

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Even the SAS has bad apples. No unit is immune to the "10%" crowd.

‘Rogue SAS Afghanistan execution squad’ exposed by email trail

'Rogue SAS Afghanistan execution squad' performed night-time killings

Secret court papers claim that a 'rogue' SAS unit carried out night missions in which they executed civilians in Afghanistan villages have come to light in court documents.

The trove of files was previously withheld from an ongoing High Court legal case by the government, causing a judge to demand an explanation from defence secretary Ben Wallace.

Communications from within high ranks of the special forces reveal huge concern for the killings of over 33 Afghan people in 11 different night raids on homes by the same unit.
 

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I think you're jumping the gun in that the story is true. The article states that the allegations had already been investigated and no charges were made. The allegations may or may not be true, too early to say.
Those are fair points. Human beings who they are, you also can't rule out any bad behavior in any unit. It is very easy to have a bad "cell" within any organization and just because charges weren't filed doesn't mean something didn't happen. Quietly RTU/ RFS some personnel and suddenly there isn't a problem because no one wants to be "that guy" who squealed.
 
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