Tom Griffin has been digging in the National Archives and has come up with this little gem. He’s tracked down a confidential breifing that confirms that journalist Robert Fisk had blown the whistle on the (albeit virtual) presence of the SAS in Northern Ireland the year before its official introduction in 1976.
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