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  • And certainly in the United Kingdom, to be a member of the Special Air Service is the best to be as a military soldier.

    CNN Transcript Oct 21, 2001

  • One hundred fifty Britons are trapped at workplaces in the Libyan desert, and Special Air Service troops and paratroopers are on standby to rescue them.

    Middle East in turmoil: Gunfire in Tripoli, Iraq's 'Day of Anger'

  • No sooner does the Ghost begin working with Lang, drawing him out on reminiscences to inject some blood into the stolid manuscript, than the former prime minister is charged with war crimes for having used Special Air Service commandos to capture British citizens suspected of terrorist activities in Pakistan and turn them over to the anything but tender mercies of the CIA.

    William Bradley: The Ghost (s): Of Tony Blair, Roman Polanski, and A War on Terror

  • Sold at a record-breaking £140 million (nearly $216 million), the six-bedroom apartment comes equipped with entirely bullet-proof windows, a panic room, and Special Air Service security guards, making it a seemingly perfect getaway for an increasingly unpopular leader known for his paranoia.

    Beenish Ahmed: Did Pakistan's President Zardari Buy Record Breaking £140 Million London Apartment?

  • Much of the criticism of this pact has focused on the fact that French generals will at times command Britain 's Special Air Service, or SAS, and that French permission would be required before Britain could recapture the Falkland Islands, an issue President Sarkozy pointedly ducked on Tuesday.

    Entente Suicidal

  • On the evening before this event, a secret operation, involving MI5, the SIS and the Special Air Service, uncovered a bomb plot by the Provisional Irish Republican Army.

    Final Resting Place of The Pen

  • Mr. Wick served in Britain's elite Special Air Service regiment and reached the rank of major, according to Brian Goswell, a retired businessman who says he was chairman of two companies established by Mr. Wick.

    Ex-Army Officer Helped Paper Get Sensitive Information

  • Instead, the administration asked the British if they would send a detachment of their Special Air Service regiment.

    The Making Of A Fiasco

  • Mann had been an officer in the Scots Guards, a connection with some later significance, who went on to become a member of the Special Air Service.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • In terms of experience, reputation and training, they are second only to the Special Air Service, indeed many of them make the transition to the SAS.

    An Ordinary Soldier


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