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Navy SEALs

U.S. Forces Return Rogue Oil Tanker To Libya

By Nancy A. Youssef, McClatchy Foreign Staff CAIRO — U.S. Navy SEALs took control of a rogue ship illegally loaded with Libyan crude oil early Monday in Mediterranean waters off the coast of Cyprus, ending a crisis that led to the ouster of the country’s prime minister and highlighted the inability of Libya’s central government […]

March 17, 2014

U.S. Navy SEALs Seize Fugitive Oil Tanker In Libya

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times CAIRO — U.S. Navy SEALs seized control of an oil tanker that had illegally taken on a cargo of crude oil peddled by rebels in Libya who had earlier captured key oil ports, the U.S. military announced early Monday. The seaborne raid, staged off of the Cypriot coast, came […]

March 17, 2014

U.S. Officials: Al Qaeda No. 2 Killed In Pakistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Al-Qaeda’s second-in-command, Atiyah Abd al-Rahman, has been killed in Pakistan, delivering another big blow to a terrorist group that the U.S. believes to be on the verge of defeat, U.S. officials said Saturday. The Libyan national had been the network’s operational leader before rising to Al-Qaeda’s No. 2 spot after the U.S. […]

August 27, 2011

It’s Your War, Too

Keep cool, Daniel Webster once said. Anger is not an argument. Wise advice, but it sets an impossible standard if we reflect on the loss of 31 Americans in a single day in Afghanistan. Perhaps only prolonged and widespread anger will bring an end to this relentless loss of American lives. Last Saturday, in the […]

August 10, 2011

CIA Started Fake Vaccine Program To Find Bin Laden

After finding the Pakistani suburb where they thought Bin Laden was hiding, the CIA wanted to be sure it was him before sending in the Navy SEALs. So they recruited a local doctor to start a fake vaccination program in an attempt to obtain the DNA of Bin Laden’s family members and thereby confirm Osama’s […]

July 11, 2011