09-30-2016, 05:31 PM
Jack Murphy's article: US Special Forces Sabotage White House Policy Gone Disastrously Wrong with Covert Ops in Syria.
Following the link above, the article states that: "Jack Murphy is an eight year Army Special Operations veteran who served as a Sniper and Team Leader in 3rd Ranger Battalion and as a Senior Weapons Sergeant on a Military Free Fall team in 5th Special Forces Group. Having left the military in 2010, he graduated from Columbia with a BA in political science. Murphy is the author of Reflexive Fire, Target Deck, Direct Action, and numerous non-fiction articles about Weapons, Tactics, Special Operations, Terrorism, and Counter-Terrorism. He has appeared in documentaries, national television, and syndicated radio.
It's a pity that one must pay $5.99 per month to be able to access Jack Murphy's full report (only the first couple paragraphs of his report are available at the link for free). However, Alastair Crooke, the author of the CommonDreams article in this thread's first post, apparently was willing to pay the $5.99 per month as he included many quotes from Jack Murphy's original article. Mr. Crooke is a former British diplomat who was a senior figure in British intelligence.
So I think it's important to add color to those sentences from the CommonDreams article that were actually written by Jack Murphy. If these are the statements from a Green Beret working in the field who experienced this, it's surprising more media outlets are not reporting on it. Here is the CommonDreams article from Post #1 abbreviated to emphasize statements made by Jack Murphy: