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But we'll look back on track for our former assault element commander.
Still James section -- about solar charter bus all are still target -- Amal.
Of inside story of a mission to kill Osama bin Laden but is walker mr.
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And -- experience that -- So long are you I'm good I'm just you know every day's a -- day for me look like Stephen King over.
Well look like the guy who eight Steven -- Which doesn't make me a bad person you know it's a personal choice -- what does an element to assault took command it was a.
There -- they you know their sub sub units within them within the large attainment means you know you're in charge but again shooters.
What compelled you to.
You know this is going to be great Mike my -- -- -- girlfriend broke up with me so.
I was in training to be clinical psychologist.
Pretty beau jest you know baucus -- office that I quit that -- gonna do join the seals they said you're fired anyway.
-- So you know about -- -- at a time and my my father was naval officer served in Vietnam mean works in this special for -- projects and you know -- I joined it was pre Discovery Channel and you asked about the seal teams they said you know what you know about the seals now so.
I gaga is lucky to get in and but want to make it through butts why are -- certain items such Morley from -- -- shield -- -- about twelve.
In front yet there are it's -- group who you know as an organization where we're smaller than hells angels -- in order to get to six to -- group you need probably five to ten years of exemplary service.
Before -- even invited to try out.
So it is I mean you know the nickname -- team -- -- and it -- These guys are absolutely the best of the best how much of officials along mushrooms.
Any team -- I would tell you that it's mental you know what -- view.
You learn and bugs that you know there they think in basic underwater demolition school that very quickly push you gonna put into place that hurts and you're gonna stay there.
In this so it's a matter of how you deal with a mentally.
So -- did you know prior to this.
-- -- -- some of them Laden's compound.
-- but it is gonna go down.
If you know what I I work in you know instead of teaching English at Brandeis when I'm not writing books -- still work as a trainer for naval special warfare elements.
Retention of a brown no I don't it's already doing that I mean all I can I could I saw I couldn't get a job with a -- traders -- well -- -- programs -- -- Well you know study I have monkeys and on the type this form -- and it.
I don't but anyway -- I helped to train deploying able special warfare elements and a great deal of what -- out of government.
Seals going overseas look -- a great deal of what they do or high value target.
We do exactly this kind of operation in fact.
Is one going on right now written right now -- -- this is of this is a mission that they train for and do it's they're special.
Footage -- tolerated -- dollar don't know Africa.
No I I actually you know on the I didn't know that the -- was gonna go down -- and it was compartmentalized and so whenever went down.
I don't want it was reported.
-- -- -- -- administration.
What did you think.
Well it instantly itself didn't didn't line -- what them well I'm hearing the words kill mission which you know in 31 years been associated with special warfare.
Nobody that's not something that they right on the board.
Effort first thing one and more oil -- you know this is going to be a high value target -- commission and constrained by the rules of -- that are etc.
That you know world right away things in -- OK so.
-- came out and made a statement well and good he's the commander in chief that was the information had stopped there would be terrific sure.
But right after that information started leaking from every orifice.
And it was politicians and they were telling every little factoid they -- These things didn't line up I was trying to determine what how is it that a helicopter crashed on insertion.
And then the next helicopter diverts outside the twenty foot wall and the iron gate.
You know we say let's say that saying in -- -- one is none too is one.
On -- -- well you got to have one's gonna break on all the got two helicopters coming -- one goes down.
We expect that ground fire thing gets lost -- -- telephone poll.
Second helicopter would landed right on the most important piece of real -- the roof of his build.
It it didn't make any sense to me that the second helicopter would -- second fairy tale hearings -- 45 -- engagement.
Affects the civil war for us some like a long time you know what 45 minutes is -- Bruce Willis movie that's not a single to operate now.
And you know what as -- same operations one.
May listen second seconds that the business end of this operation was over in about a hundred twenties now.
You know and listen I have I had some highest a lot of trepidation thinking -- to -- write this book.
But by August these sort of half facts.
Not corrected by the administration.
Had turned into this ugly story that was published in The New Yorker of a ground up assault.
Where these guys blow the way to the building fight their way of three flights of stairs.
Taking 45 minutes and then shoot -- man and his wife and his bedroom.
OK that's stories -- hand.
Look it it matters to history and it matters to the work world.
To know that that's not the way via -- announced a while but -- -- it it does matter and you know something that -- of the sales right below the brave man who put their lives on the line for -- look they deserve better.
They deserve somebody in the administration.
To at least give them a little -- So you -- -- slowly gone up so well I you know I'm in the community well you know so it's this isn't something I had to try to.
-- -- -- -- However there -- Melinda discussed eleven well you know what it yeah I can tell you that everyone who talked we did so at their own parent.
On well because you we we don't talk to them we don't talk all the press.
You know that thing is -- I I talked to a lot of people I talked people in a lot of different agencies.
I had some people there were feed me fairy tales.
You know -- and well tea I'll -- a somewhat liberal talking god allow governments throughout the -- they are a lot of friends you know you have not met my wonderful Canadian wife who messes with the elect big time.
-- -- -- -- -- The the CIA claims they have a guy on the operation as far as I can tell they do he's an interpreter.
He has an effect on the mission from the outset because you can't fast growth he can't descend the ropes.
Which necessitates movement he you know -- -- things have to happen for him.
A story starts getting put around that -- in as the -- going on.
Explosions hovering helicopters gunshots.
The supposedly Pakistani civilians surrounded the area.
Demanding to know what's going on now he says everything's okay these aren't the droids your looking for now but kids any the sound -- you know.
Now that insight you know blames -- on my comments on it doesn't make comments it's --
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