BRITISH SPECIAL FORCES DISGUISED AS ISIS FIGHTERS OPERATING IN SYRIA – MILITARY SOURCES

A British sniper looks through the scope of his rifle as he guards outside the presidential palace during a handover ceremony in Basra, 550 km (340 miles) south of Baghdad, December 16, 2007. Britain handed over security in Basra province to Iraqi forces on Sunday, effectively marking the end of nearly five years of British control of southern Iraq. REUTERS/Atef Hassan     (IRAQ) - RTX4SKL

Special Forces soldiers from Britain’s most shadowy military unit are dressing as Islamic State militants and traveling deep into the badlands of Syria to track and destroy enemy assets, according to military sources.

It is reported that up to two SAS squadrons of men, around 120 personnel in all, are operating inside the borders of Syria as part of Operation Shader, which aims to destroy equipment and munitions used by the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL). Continue reading

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