RealNews

British Inquiry Links Ulster Murders to Security Forces

Officers from British Army intelligence and the Royal Ulster Constabulary in Northern Ireland actively helped Protestant guerrillas murder Catholics in the late 1980’s, a report by Britain’s senior police official said today. Sir John Stevens, commissioner of London’s Metropolitan Police, said that his 14-year investigation into the explosive allegations of official collusion in terror crimes had found that members of the army’s covert Force Research Unit, which handled informers, and the police Special Branch espionage arm “were allowed to operate without effective control and to participate in terrorist crimes.” Speaking at a Belfast news conference, Sir John said, “My inquiries have highlighted collusion, the wilful failure to keep records, the absence of accountability, the withholding of intelligence and evidence and the extreme of agents being involved in murder.” Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.