Special Needs – Special Forces

As part of the overall, and perhaps ambitious, plan to ‘Deliver Security in a Changing World’, the previous Secretary of State for Defence, Geoff Hoon, announced that the United Kingdom’s Special Forces were ‘critical to our persecution of the war against terror’.   To this end, there will be two new units appearing in the UK Special Forces’ ‘order of battle’ in the near future. The first is a straightforward rationalization of existing units and capabilities. The

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