What is going wrong with the SAS?

The SAS, once celebrated for heroic figures like WWII veteran Major Mike Sadler, now faces severe scrutiny due to accusations of war crimes and misconduct, indicating a significant departure from its esteemed origins to a controversial present.

Mercer faces deadline to provide names in Afghanistan war crimes inquiry

Johnny Mercer, UK Veterans’ Minister, faces a deadline to justify withholding names in an inquiry into alleged British special forces war crimes in Afghanistan.

Opinion: Conservative minister Johnny Mercer’s refusal to disclose identities of critical witnesses in SAS war crimes inquiry undermines the rule of law

Veterans Minister Johnny Mercer’s decision not to provide whistleblower names to an independent inquiry into alleged British special forces war crimes in Afghanistan raises critical concerns about the supremacy of democratic principles and the rule of law over personal loyalties.