Members of Canada's top secret commando unit, Joint Task Force 2, had been in Iraq working in tandem with British troops, said officials. It's not clear how many were in Iraq, but they have been in the country for some time.
RCMP, Canadian military involved?
Straw said the military operation that led to the release of the hostages occurred after "weeks and weeks" of careful preparation and involved military and civilian personnel, including the RCMP.
"The operation included representatives from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, other agencies from Canada – and they did a terrific job – as well as the Americans and British staff and those from Iraq," said Straw.
DID HARPER SEND CANADIAN SOLDIERS TO IRAQ? asks My Blahg. Probably not since the super secret commando unit JTF2 has been working with the US Special forces since 2001 invasion of Afghanistan. Which makes this a continuation of Liberal Government policy. And another reason for full disclosure of all military operations to Parliament. So can we debate the issue NOW!
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