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Subject: Who dares mutinies: How the SAS defied orders to launch the most audacious rescue of the Iraq war
YelliChink    5/15/2010 6:19:22 PM The SAS needed clearance from defence chiefs in Britain but, concerned about the effects an assault might have on the fragile political set-up in Basra, they were sitting on their hands. The word coming from the top was that there were more important issues at stake than the lives of two soldiers. The troopers were furious. No wonder that — as the Daily Mail exclusively revealed last week — the SAS came close to mutiny. Read more:
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