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Is the ultra secret special ops team responsible for taking down Islamabad -- the navy's seal team six.
Beyond -- daring nighttime raid that took out the 9/11 mastermind once and parole.
Victory sure to go down as one of the US special forces greatest achievements effort for an insider's look at this kind of high risk operation.
We bring in the creator of seal team six navy -- reflect cinco joining us now first of all.
To the Navy SEALs and we've been getting shout out since this happened this is just so unbelievable what went through your mind when you heard that it was -- six.
But pull this off.
Well after -- stop grinning guys.
But thought to myself slowly had it been practicing for.
Their inception -- do this kind of a job and certainly this is the cream target and I know that.
He had been identified.
In the past and just.
All the ducks didn't line up right now and never once so.
-- to have this finally occurred the graduation -- why do you think they chose the seals.
I don't know that other than and -- actually have to say they were the best team.
It realistically for.
Four viewers' sake.
Because of the elements that they work -- -- basically do a full day job before they get to that.
Going through the door to get the target and dragging the equipment -- the water in this case.
It could have been a delta force coming in by helicopter wouldn't made any difference -- armory special ops group.
By that kind of that that means of approach.
But that the normal seal mission in maritime environment.
They're pretty upset by the time to get kicked -- of target.
Well these types of of high technology high ability operations cost a lot of money obviously -- at a time when you have both Republicans and Democrats talking about cutting.
Cutting the budget you know that the deficit that that the defense budget is going to be in everybody's sites as well.
What would you say to members of congress who were looking at defense.
-- a look at the -- and we certainly -- every day and in the media of the waste in contract being in in the wasteland development and I say well that's true but he can't run a country and have the liberties we have without without proper defense.
And it's the wars.
That cost them money if you were to at a cost of logistically supply the wars.
That's where our cost factors and that's.
-- -- in looking at the budget that through this that it has supplemental -- endeavor unplanned dollars.
But being prepared to be -- to defend our nation and I have to go to war is why you have a defense mechanism there now some.
-- say we should just focus more on special ops this is an example of how successful they could be.
That perhaps -- primary goal for example in Afghanistan shouldn't be nation building and a place it's never really had a coherent nation but it should be.
Just preventing keep -- a special ops guys in there to prevent the Taliban from taking control again.
That would require far few were true.
Maybe it would require an increase in budget for special forces but an overall.
Yes I know I'm the one that you're certainly right in this cost effective they are the most cost effective.
Troops that you commodity get more bang for the buck.
The problem you have with that is that.
You can't find -- volunteers to maintain the numbers that you would need to grow the force structure you need to do that.
The troops they have now.
From -- group for example are on thereof thirteenth to seventeenth trip.
-- Afghanistan or Iraq and that's you know where I'm curator -- -- not to mention the family strain of being not all time.
We're just seeing a flash on the newswires where John Boehner the speaker of the house is saying that we shouldn't back away from giving funding to Pakistan and I know it's sort of apples and oranges but.
Pakistan where it's pretty evident it's sort of hard to believe.
That nobody in there -- -- -- his his compound Osama bin Laden's compound was right near a military part of -- of what's happened in Pakistan.
It if there have to be a choice you take money away from Pakistan.
Or -- you take money away from special ops special forces.
What it's no tourists obviously you would give more money to our military vs the government of Pakistan -- -- not.
I actually agree here and let me put it my personal perspective.
I'm a retired navy seal and you don't want I know every neighbor -- around me -- about awards.
So if you look at that particular region and all of the retired generals and admirals that live and -- region.
-- -- that they didn't know in 2005 that Taj Mahal that was being built.
What is it like it was trump towers.
I -- an -- our servicemen meanwhile and project is special forces guys -- getting killed.
As a result of going -- wild goose chases when -- Pakistani government if they do.
Working -- that information from -- Yeah I I would certainly cast my vote with.
Canceling all that we get to -- on environment and bring up actually -- taxpayer person doing the DOD budget well.
-- -- -- -- Well I mean the is that there there you -- clean up your house and and I think that.
You know that -- that the secretary of defense is going out but he's been revamping and you have.
Panetta coming in that have been on the swing and -- -- There certainly will be trimming some of the fat and redundancy and and and that's ongoing.
Industry you know going on within DOD for decades.
Well Europe or you're an American hero you're hero of the world we thank you for joining us for the work you did it Ares I must give -- great pride to know that it -- even when you're not -- -- -- on and doing the good work it does Richard -- -- former navy seal and creator of seal team six thank you very much for coming answer pleasure.
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