The latest no shit story is that “soldiers from an undercover unit used by the British army in Northern Ireland killed unarmed civilians.”
“Before it was disbanded 40 years ago, after 18 months, plain-clothes soldiers carried out round-the-clock patrols of west Belfast – the heartland of the IRA – in unmarked cars.”
Former members of the unit stated that “they also carried out drive-by shootings of nationalists, even though there was no independent evidence any of them were IRA members.”
“We were not there to act like an army unit, we were there to act like a terror group.”
This news will, of course, not surprise the Irish nor anyone unfortunate enough to have first-hand experience of living under occupation – or anyone remotely aware of history for that matter.
A more recent occurrence of terrorism by occupying forces was documented in Iraq in 2003.… Read the rest