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10 September 2012 - 2:55am

Navy Seal Book On Killing Bin Laden

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I just got the ebook version of the book "No Easy Day" by a Navy Seal who was able to participate on the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden. I have to say that I am a history and military buff, so this book was right up my alley.

I ended up reading it in just over a day (239 pages) and it was a quick read. The backstory on this guy and what the members of DEVGRU (also known as Seal Team 6) go through is incredible. The book also goes into detail on the raid to kill Bin Laden and paints a different story form what we have been told.

All in all I found the book to be fascinating, and am happy someone came out to share what really happened.

For those not in the know, the book is very controversial right now because the government is claiming there is "controversial" information inside. However, the author makes the point that almost all of the information about the raid was supposed to be top secret and that the president and his administration leaked details within hours of the raid. He says that if the president and his administration can speak openly about the raid and tell lies, he should be able to speak out and tell the truth.

What is your take? Have you read the book? Do you think the author should have been able to come out with the book, or should it have stayed secret?

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12 September 2012 - 7:39pm
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I have not read the book, but I believe this author has the rights to say whatever he wants to say. I think we, the public, should be able to be as informed as possible, and I agree with his defense.

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12 September 2012 - 10:17pm
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I have not read the book. When did telling the truth become such a bad thing to do? I think there are too many secrets, and the author should be able to say what he thinks.

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13 September 2012 - 2:03pm
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I understand the keeping of the secrets that the government puts into place for these guys. I mean they do some true "wet work" that is probably best to be kept secret.

With that being said, once the government leaks some of the information that is meant to remain top secret, all bets are off; especially if they are not telling the whole truth about what happened.

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13 September 2012 - 4:53pm
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barbadosslim93 wrote:

I understand the keeping of the secrets that the government puts into place for these guys. I mean they do some true "wet work" that is probably best to be kept secret.

With that being said, once the government leaks some of the information that is meant to remain top secret, all bets are off; especially if they are not telling the whole truth about what happened.

EXACTLY!

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