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Details emerging today on the mission that culminated in the death of Osama bin lot of senior US official telling Fox News that bin Laden.
May have been reaching forgotten when he was shot White House spokesman Jay Carney confirming -- bin Laden was unarmed at the time.
All statements contradicted earlier -- White House that had been a lot and -- and using his wife is a human shield.
So wise historic change is a possible that the mission all along was to kill Osama bin Laden.
Not just to capture who better to ask that Dick Moore -- -- he's the man who founded baby seal team six the very team that heroically carried out.
That raid on bin Laden's hideout.
Commander great to -- why do you why do you think the story change.
Lot of I think it was pressure.
Of the world waking up and saying.
Why did you capture term idea why did you go in and and kill him and and -- it.
One admissions to all perfect sense in the world to kill him because if you capture him then you're gonna bring him out and whether you.
Right the panel argued whether you given the 88 please trial.
Our civil trial or military trial.
Putting him on a platform gives him another platform reporting to recruit.
Makes him a martyr and makes it stokes the fervor.
Of albeit at all all the Islamic.
The jihadist that.
Now they have to you know get even with what's going on and that's just gonna make it work worse for everybody.
And for all those folks who Blanchett the idea of an assassination what do they think those drones are doing it Pakistan.
I mean they're not they're not equipped with -- those records are going down there to kill people -- and assassination is -- not.
-- that analyst at dead is dead.
Our tech is if you talk going into that compound.
If the ball is a -- -- you are a direct shot.
Coming down the ballot a shot to death is still -- So I mean that's that's what -- what it was all about and that was the mission.
To do that and thank god they did a great job about it because it didn't give him a platform.
To to just continue to -- to recruit.
And to raise the fervor across the world by the way the other thing that changed was that tying scale of this raid at first it was said to be forty minutes.
Now it said that it was about money minutes.
Informed me I need twenty minutes is not a long period of time to carry out an operation one -- the most significant operations in the history of special forces.
Is does that timeframe seem unusually short you longer whatever.
What I needed -- countries who start -- watch you looking at.
Did you consider when that -- first helicopter idea how to heavy thump is that the -- are running there or is o'clock start running when did.
Break through the first -- start -- the house so it you know to me that's playing with statistics.
And not the operation.
Twenty minutes the -- of that compound.
Was real -- Forty minutes it depends on the how much -- -- exchanging.
You know you go through that door it's it's dark if all over furniture there's -- around you're also doing a -- -- as anybody hiding.
You check -- for booby -- buildings around.
And let's not forget that.
Besides bringing the body out.
They brought out what -- lot of intelligence.
That was left behind there and -- -- time to scoop up also oh absolutely that's gonna send special forces on a lot of other missions tell us what it feels like I mean he had the adrenaline rush.
Must be from the moment you step bonding of the aircraft for the mission now.
And that the minute that you are trying for you start realizing you know that this is the real one responding to get to do it -- You once you start moving.
Everybody is in their own locked in world up.
And equipment check in -- mind rehearsing over their mind what they're what they're part of the mission is.
And once once they hit the ground it's much like -- -- That.
You know -- they change so often an -- together particularly Steele keeps extra depth group and where.
Because of the smaller.
They know each other a lot longer and a lot more so that the -- -- integrity it they're like dancing bears alternate target.
You also probably have to be willing to change plans and strategies very quickly depending on how furniture might have been moved.
Or whether some of the Intel was was wrong I mean you have to be willing to make improvisation -- moves very quickly now.
That that's what -- that one of the major differences about being an American ambiance for example Russian it to where they.
You know they they -- by the book and only by the numbers and they're not.
They're not comfortable making decisions on the spot.
With options and and and thinking on their feet and doing it and that's -- had a rehearsal compound.
Is to do the what if drills so that they are ready -- try to figure out what would happen -- what you would do something happening you know how one helicopter.
We're McDaniel mechanical failure of you know that's that's so we backed the Iranian raid when we had depth problems -- -- these things happen on a regular basis.
Commander we gotta go -- -- we only have twenty -- are we ever gonna hear who these people are no this -- never -- -- wives what they've gone out done will we ever know who these heroes are.
Not unless he says they got to pull the -- gets out -- writes a book slightly but.
-- it'll be shared within the community and that's all they want.
Commander Dick Morris cinco the man who came up with the idea of team six and put it in operation.
And as a proud -- right now -- Dick great to see -- thank you very much for coming in appreciate it definitely proud thank you guys.
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