The Danish take

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by Kitmarlowe, Nov 20, 2009.

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  1. Tripped over this on another website

    The source is here

    The best line is:-
    "The ambushes that are carried out by Danish soldiers in Helmand increases the security for the coalition soldier and demoralise Taliban", says defense minister Søren Gade.

    He supports that the soldiers attacks the IED emplacers instead of trying to catch them:
    "It may seem a bit violent and cynical, but we are at war and war is violent, people shoot at you and you shoot at people."

    I just can not image a single member of the current regime saying anything close to this, any chance of swapping a few Ministers for this chap?
  2. Biped

    Biped LE Book Reviewer

    Good job, well done.

    We should definately adopt those tactics.
  4. The Danes are nails!
  6. Didn't we call them reactive ops in NI?

    Seemed to do the trick
  7. More chaotic wargods, i say!
  8. When allowed the Danes can be quite handy. Their Leo 2s took out a couple of Serb tanks the day the ROE changed in Bosnia. .....sudden evaporation of all road-blocks...
  9. Without raping and pillaging vikings are the perfect allies :p
  10. judging by the quality of grammar in the report, it's probably a very reliable source

    (before you knock me for my grammar, i'm pissed and not a journo)