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#Special Forces

# special-forces - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Three American special forces troops among several killed in ambush

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

# special-forces - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

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

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

# special-forces - Sunday 3 April, 2016

The US could be preparing to send more troops into Syria

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

# special-forces - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Islamic State's stronghold is holding out against coalition forces

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

# special-forces - Friday 30 October, 2015

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

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

# special-forces - Thursday 21 August, 2014

US sent mission to try and rescue James Foley

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

# special-forces - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Only US soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan freed after five years

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

# special-forces - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge This useless armed police unit would totally get told off by an Irish mammy Special Forces

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


# special-forces - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Guatemalan gets 6,060 year sentence over massacre

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.

# special-forces - Sunday 29 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

# special-forces - Saturday 7 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge Would you have what it takes to be a US Navy SEAL? Special Forces

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

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