CNN's Peter Bergen says the upcoming Navy SEAL book 'No Easy Day' on the bin Laden raid is accurate.
On Wednesday some media outlets, including CNN, obtained copies of the heavily embargoed book "No Easy Day" by Mark Owen, the pseudonym of one of the Navy SEALs who was part of the mission that killed Osama bin Laden.
CNN's Barbara Starr reports on the Navy SEAL who has written a book with details on the Bin Laden raid.
A book company said Wednesday that it will release on September 11 a firsthand account of the raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.
A group of former U.S. military and intelligence officers, including retired Navy SEALs, appear in a 22-minute documentary that was released on Wednesday asserting that the Obama administration has leaked considerable classified intelligence about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden for political gain.
A web video featuring former special forces officers criticizes President Barack Obama for taking too much credit for the killing of Osama bin Laden and allowing classified information about the raid to become public.
Early this year, comic book writer Nathan Edmondson set out to tell fictional stories based on the super-secret U.S. government paramilitary organization once named the Intelligence Support Activity (or ISA).
Monday marks one year since a Chinook helicopter crashed in Afghanistan and killed 30 American service members, 22 of them Navy SEALs. Many of the SEALs belonged to Team 6, the unit whose members were involved in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden.
There is no credible information that terrorists are plotting an attack to coincide with the Fourth of July holiday, federal law enforcement officials said.
Navy SEAL officer Eric Greitens delivered Tufts University's commencement address on May 20, 2012.
Each spring, I monitor the list of commencement speakers at our nation's leading colleges and universities. Who is chosen, and who is not, tells us a lot about academia's perception of the most important voices in America.
Newly released documents have reignited the debate in Washington over whether Obama administration officials granted too much access to filmmakers making a movie about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden -- and whether national security was compromised in the process.
We climbed the stairs to the third floor, where Osama bin Laden died early in the morning of May 2, 2011. I stepped into the bedroom where he was killed and looked up at the ceiling, where you could still see the patterns of blood that had spurted from bin Laden's head when the bullet fired by a U.S. Navy SEAL tore through the terrorist leader's face.
Peter Bergen was the only journalist allowed in the al Qaeda leader's compound. He describes what he saw and learned.
Most Muslims in several key Middle Eastern and Asian countries hold negative views of the terrorist network al Qaeda a year after U.S. forces killed its leader, Osama bin Laden, according to a recent survey.
[Updated 2:30 p.m. Monday, April 30] This is a view of Abbottabad, the town in northwest Pakistan where Osama bin Laden was killed one year ago this week.
Tiger Woods has done it all in the world of golf. He has won 14 majors, topped the world rankings for a record 623 weeks in a row and enjoyed a lifestyle which the majority of people can only dream of.
Nine rockets were fired at the Pakistan Military Academy Kakul Friday about 500 meters from the infamous compound of Osama Bin Laden in Abbottabad, Syed Imtiaz, Hussain Shah a senior police official said.
The same elite Navy SEAL unit that killed Osama bin Laden took part in a daring nighttime rescue in Somalia of two American and Danish foreign aid workers, a U.S. official said Wednesday.
U.S. forces in military helicopters freed two hostages from pirates in a nighttime raid in Somalia.
The August downing of a Chinook helicopter in Afghanistan that killed 38 people, including 17 U.S. Navy SEALs, was caused by a rocket-propelled grenade, fired by insurgents, that struck the aircraft's aft rotor blade, the U.S. Central Command officially confirmed on Wednesday.
America's top commando said Thursday that special operations forces had conducted some 2,000 raids in Afghanistan over just the past year but that talking -- not shooting -- is the way forward.
Just like the friendly pooch in Paul Rudd's new comedy, this retriever steals the show
The newlywed encounters a herd of a holdup during her honeymoon in Italy
Some of the 30 service members killed in the August 6 helicopter attack in Afghanistan will be buried during a funeral service Friday in Virginia, officials said.
Hundreds gathered in northern Louisiana on Saturday to honor a Navy SEAL, one of 30 U.S. military personnel killed one week earlier when their helicopter went down in Afghanistan.
The names of the soldiers and inside President Obama's visit with their grieving families
The Pentagon will put the death toll of Navy SEALs in last weekend's downing of a helicopter in Afghanistan at 17, according to two Defense Department officials.
Barbara Starr reports on the military's "dignified transfer" of the troops killed in a helicopter attack in Afghanistan.
A young boy in Kansas was among millions in America who watched the horrifying news this past weekend about the Chinook that went down in Afghanistan's Wardak province.
Navy SEAL Aaron Vaughn "wouldn't want to leave this Earth any other way than how he did," his wife told CNN, a day after she learned her husband was one of 30 U.S. service members killed in a helicopter crash Saturday in Afghanistan.
The American commandos who died when their helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan were targeting a Taliban commander directly responsible for attacks on U.S. troops, military officials with knowledge of the operation said Sunday.
CNN's Barbara Starr reports, Navy SEALs killed in a chopper crash in Afghanistan were en route to rescue other troops.
The shooting down of a Chinook helicopter in central Afghanistan with the loss of 38 lives -- most of them U.S. Navy SEALs -- highlights two crucial aspects of the conflict in Afghanistan, as U.S. forces begin to draw down and Afghan security forces start taking the lead.
Most of those killed on the helicopter that crashed in eastern Afghanistan overnight were a part of the fighting force known as the Navy SEALs, two U.S. government officials said.
What went into the making and training of Navy SEAL team six? CNN's Chris Lawrence found out.
In the single deadliest loss for U.S. troops since the Afghan war began in late 2001, 30 service members died early Saturday when a helicopter carrying them went down while they were reinforcing other troops, officials said.
Lee and Navy SEAL Leif Babin tie the knot in a 4th of July celebration in Texas
Pakistan's security forces are not tipping off militants about upcoming raids, the country's top military spokesman said Monday, adding that tribal elders are sometimes notified before the military moves into their regions.
Members of the U.S. Navy SEAL team that attacked Osama bin Laden's Pakistani compound were wearing helmet-mounted digital cameras that recorded the mission, a U.S. military official told CNN Friday.
The speech President Barack Obama plans to deliver on his Middle East policy has not yet been written, said a senior administration official, but "it will likely reference" the death of Osama bin Laden at the hands of U.S. Navy SEALs.
The Obama administration had "very detailed contingency plans" for military action against Pakistani forces if they had tried to stop the U.S. attack on Osama bin Laden's compound, according to two U.S. officials familiar with the plan.
The SEALs that raided bin Laden's compound braced for a fight with Pakistani military, according to The New York Times.
A federal law enforcement source tells CNN that counterterrorism agents in New York are actively working leads tied to evidence obtained by the elite Navy SEAL team that killed Osama bin Laden.
HLN's Nancy Grace wants to know if Osama bin Laden's wife charged the U.S. commandos, who stormed the compound?
CNN's Susan Candiotti talks to the father of late Navy SEAL Michael Murphy at the christening of a ship in his son's honor.
Under clear, blue skies, a ship dedicated to fallen Medal of Honor recipient and Navy SEAL Lt. Michael Murphy was christened Saturday by his mother, Maureen, at Bath Iron Works shipyard in Maine.
Below is the most current account of the origins and execution of an early Monday morning raid that resulted in the killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and four others. These details are from U.S. officials, unless otherwise noted.
When the U.S. Navy SEAL team assaulted the compound of Osama bin Laden this week, the killing of the terrorist leader was seen around the world as a major success, a demonstration of the skill and planning by America's most elite forces.
CNN's "American Morning" discusses the Navy SEALs' new stealth helicopter used in the bin Laden mission.
clo·sure: 2. a bringing to an end; conclusion.
The Navy SEAL team involved in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden returns to their hometown. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
The commando team that killed Osama bin Laden has already returned to American soil, a senior U.S. official said Wednesday. But in the town where they are widely believed to be based, you would never know it -- which is clearly by design.
Information taken from Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan indicates that al Qaeda was mulling attacks on a handful of U.S. cities, timed to significant dates, a U.S. official said.
As children, they had a front row seat to history to an event they did not understand. Startled and confused, they watched the president of the United States receive the news that their country was under attack by terrorists.
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The arrest of a Navy SEAL accused of trying to sell arms smuggled from Iraq or Afghanistan has raised questions about how he managed to get 80 high-powered weapons into the U.S. through military transport.
An active-duty U.S. Navy SEAL and two other men were arrested this week for allegedly selling machine guns and other firearms to undercover law officers in Nevada and Colorado, authorities said Thursday.
In a quiet ceremony Friday at Arlington National Cemetery, a Marine killed three years ago in Iraq was reburied to be next to his close friend, a Navy SEAL who was recently killed in Afghanistan and who will be laid to rest alongside the Marine on Monday.
The captain of the container ship Maersk Alabama ignored explicit warnings to stay well off the coast of Somalia before his capture by pirates in 2009, according to 16 of its 19 crew members.
A Somali pirate who prosecutors say led the attack on a U.S. vessel off the coast of Africa last year pleaded guilty in New York on Tuesday to charges he hijacked the ship and kidnapped the captain.
Navy SEAL Matthew McCabe, who was accused of punching an Iraqi detainee, was found not guilty on all charges by a military jury Thursday.
An Iraqi detainee said he was kicked and punched while his hands were tied behind his back in a recording played Tuesday in the trial of a Navy SEAL accused of assaulting the detainee.
The military judge in the court martial of a Navy SEAL accused of abusing an al Qaeda suspect denied a motion Monday to introduce what the defense said was evidence of unlawful command influence.
A military judge Friday found Petty Officer Jonathan Keefe, one of three Navy SEALs accused in the alleged beating an Iraqi detainee, not guilty, a military spokesman said. Keefe was accused of dereliction of duty for not preventing abuse of a prisoner.
The first of three Navy SEALs accused of mishandling a suspect in the high-profile killings of contractors in Iraq was found not guilty at a court-martial Thursday.
An Iraqi who accused sailors of assaulting him while in detention testified Wednesday he was handcuffed, blindfolded and struck, a painful ordeal that ended after he pleaded for the beating to stop.
"It was the most intense thing that anyone could ever do," the actress says about training for Sucker Punch
A trio of congressional Republicans passionately appealed to the Pentagon on Thursday to drop charges against three Navy SEALs accused of assaulting an Iraqi suspected of orchestrating the 2004 killing and mutilation of four U.S. contractors.
Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who landed US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River last year, is retiring.
Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger: On January 15, 2009, the airline captain, along with co-pilot Jeff Skiles, guided US Airways Flight 1549 into the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 people on board.
Two of three Navy SEALs accused in the alleged assault of an Iraqi suspected of orchestrating the 2004 killing and mutilation of four U.S. contractors in Falluja will have their cases heard in Iraq, a judge ruled Monday.
Three U.S. Navy SEALs face criminal charges after the alleged mastermind of one of the most notorious crimes against Americans in Iraq accused them of punching him after his capture, the military said Wednesday.
The private military contractor formerly known as Blackwater has held classified contracts with the Central Intelligence Agency for nearly a decade, but an allegation that the contractor was part of a secret CIA program to kill al Qaeda operatives -- if true -- would take the relationship to a whole new level.
The Navy is investigating how thousands of dollars went missing in the rescue of the captain of the Maersk Alabama in April, a Pentagon source told CNN.
CNN's David McKenzie sat down with Somalia's prime minister to discuss piracy and how to stop it.
Richard Phillips, the cargo-ship captain whose capture by pirates triggered a dramatic U.S. Navy rescue off the coast of Africa, called on the federal government Thursday to provide military escorts for international shipping vessels.
Jittery pirates, a failed escape - and Navy SEALs who dropped from the night sky
There is a beach in Coronado, California, just across the bridge from San Diego. It offers a beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean, which is why it attracts tourists who are drawn to the sun.
Blackwater USA Chairman Erik Prince testifies before a House committee about his embattled security firm.
Katy Helvenston never wants Blackwater or America to forget her boy. Scott Helvenston was a decorated Navy man who, at age 17, became one of the youngest Navy SEALs in U.S. history.
A purported al Qaeda video aired on an Arabic-language news network appears to show the photo identification card and weapon of one of the Navy SEALs killed in late June in eastern Afghanistan, a Navy official said.
Imagine yourself cruising the high seas in a lavish, super-secret ocean-faring vessel complete with a remote controlled undersea rover, a 12-man submersible and a personal crew of 60, including several former Navy Seals and a recording studio.
The bodies of two Navy SEALs have been found in Afghanistan a week after their four-man team went missing, the U.S. military said Tuesday.
The U.S. military on Saturday released the names of the 16 service members killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan earlier this week. Eight were Special Operations soldiers and eight were Navy SEALs.
The Pentagon has approved an incentives package designed to retain special operations troops in the military, Pentagon officials said Friday.
The U.S. Navy is looking into whether photographs on the Internet that seem to show Navy SEALs posing with Iraqi prisoners show any evidence of prisoner abuse, Navy officials said.
Three U.S. Navy SEALs have been charged with maltreating an Iraqi detainee who died after he was turned over to the U.S. Army in Mosul in April 2004, the Navy said Friday.
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If Robert Fulton Jr. had his way, we would be commuting in flying cars. In 1945, Fulton invented the Airphibian, a Stinson Voyager plane that converts into a car. Never mass-produced, the Airphibia...
An Iraqi prisoner who died in November while under interrogation by a CIA officer and contract translator arrived at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison with broken ribs and breathing difficulties after his arrest by Navy SEALs, U.S. officials said Thursday.
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When it comes to portable DVD players, Sony's DVP-FX1 is literally out of this world. In February a pair of the Sony players, along with a library of donated DVD movies and audio CDs, were rocketed...
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