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Revelation of Special Forces Misuse Points Up the Need for A Hard Assessment of the Long Wars

William Bradley | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

It turns out that it's not only drones which are being overused in our still far too secret "long wars" around the globe. A New York Times investigation revealed over the weekend that our most famous special forces unit is being used on an amazingly ad hoc basis, with no oversight to speak of.

Why You Should Lead Outside In Instead Of Inside Out

George Bradt | Posted 05.25.2015 | Business
George Bradt

The most effective leaders think outside in: outside first, inside second. The true measure of success is not in the organizations, infrastructure or people leaders attract and develop, but in what those organizations, infrastructure and people get done for others.

Commander Behind Bin Laden Killing: FBI/DHS Wasting Time Tracking Environmentalists

Steve Horn | Posted 08.05.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogDave Cooper, Command Master Chief SEAL (Retired) for the Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU), has authored a ...

PHOTOS: Inside The Secret World Of Navy SEALS

Posted 05.02.2013 | World

When Osama Bin Laden was killed by SEAL Team 6 two years ago, one question was on everyone's minds: who are the Navy SEALS? A new book from Greg E...

New Details Emerge In Osama Bin Laden's Death

Posted 03.27.2013 | World

A third member of SEAL Team 6 has come forward with new details of Osama bin Laden's death, calling into question previous, highly-publicized accounts...

Man Who Killed Osama Bin Laden... Is Screwed

Esquire | Phil Bronstein | Posted 02.12.2013 | World

For the first time, the Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden tells his story — speaking not just about the raid and the three shots that changed his...

Seal Team 6 Members Punished For Video Game Consulting

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.08.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- Seven members of the secretive Navy SEAL Team 6, including one involved in the mission to get Osama bin Laden, have been punished for di...

Can a Movie Swing an Election?

John Stockwell | Posted 12.17.2012 | Entertainment
John Stockwell

If you aired a movie two days before a presidential election, could it change the outcome of the election? If the election is going to be as tight as predicted, could the retelling of one of the highlights of the president's first term capture enough undecided voters to have a real impact?

Why No Easy Day Matters

Kevin Maurer | Posted 10.31.2012 | Books
Kevin Maurer

The public deserves to hear Mark Owen's account of the Bin Laden raid for many reasons. Chief among them is that though Bin Laden is dead, others will plot to attack the United States. We will need more men like the SEALs who answered the call in Abbottabad last May.

Here's Your Chance To Kill Osama Bin Laden Yourself

Posted 08.18.2012 | Weird News

Now you can take out an international terror suspect without breaking the bank -- or going to Pakistan. It was only a matter of time before someone...

A Typical Day in the Life of a US Navy SEAL

Don Mann | Posted 09.26.2012 | Books
Don Mann

No two days in the teams are alike. Every day and every week of every year varies according to the current world situation, and the cycle a particular team is in.

Former SEAL Team 6 Member Creates Anti-Obama Super PAC

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

Ryan Zinke, a GOP state senator and former Navy SEAL commander, announced the launch of a new super PAC this week, designed to oppose President Barack...

Panetta: Bin Laden Movie Has No Unauthorized Info

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 06.13.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says no unauthorized information was provided to filmmakers producing a movie on the raid that killed Osa...

Obama: 'I Make A Mistake, You Know, Every Hour, Every Day'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

President Obama admitted he makes "a mistake, you know, every hour, every day" in an interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer Thursday night. Obama, who s...

WATCH: Louisiana Corn Maze Thanks Seal Team 6

Posted 12.27.2011 | Travel

A Louisiana man has used a corn field to write a very large thank you note to Seal Team 6, the elite unit that stormed Osama Bin Laden's compound in P...

Was There an Alternative?

Noam Chomsky | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics
Noam Chomsky

That Washington was bent on fulfilling Osama bin Laden's fervent wishes was evident at once. There is every likelihood that the Jihadi movement, much of it highly critical of bin Laden, could have been split and undermined after 9/11.

Joshua Hersh

Iraq, Afghanistan Casualty Counts Tell Tale Of Two Wars | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.01.2011 | World

It's a tale of two wars: in Iraq, August became the first month to pass without a single American military casualty, while in Afghanistan, Americans e...

White House Photo Of Dead Troops Ceremony Sparks Protest

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A White House photographer was allowed to take and widely distribute a photo from the ceremony Tuesday for the return of the remains of ...

NATO Releases Statement On Chopper Crash

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 10.08.2011 | World

NATO has released a statement on the downing of a helicopter on Saturday that took the lives of 30 Americans, including 22 members of the now-fabled S...

SEALs Killed In Afghan Crash Were On Rescue Mission

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER and PATRICK QUINN | Posted 10.07.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The 30 American service members – most of them elite Navy SEALs – who died when their helicopter was shot down ...

Disney Withdraws Navy SEAL Trademark Application

AP | Posted 07.26.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — The Walt Disney Co. said Wednesday that it has withdrawn its application to trademark the phrase "SEAL Team 6," the elite unit tha...

Disney Trademarks Name Of Unit That Killed Bin Laden

Posted 07.14.2011 | Media

When the world discovered that a group of Navy SEALs called "SEAL Team 6" was responsible for killing Osama bin Laden, it's not likely that many peopl...

Men Who Would Rather Die Than Quit -- the United States Navy Seals

Patrick Robinson | Posted 07.08.2011 | World
Patrick Robinson

When Navy SEAL Team 6 stormed into Osama bin Laden's hideout in Pakistan a week ago, that was not just a fighting force. That was the most elite fighting force in all the world.