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Who Shot Bin Laden? A Tale of Two SEALs

Two different alumni of SEAL Team Six, the secretive group of highly trained warriors that killed Osama bin Laden three years ago, have been profiting off their role in the terror leader’s death since leaving the military.<p>Former Team Six member Matt Bissonnette, who wrote a bestseller under a …

National Security

Ex-SEAL says he fired final bin Laden shot

Former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill said in an interview with The Washington Post that he was the one who fired the final shot to kill Osama bin Laden in 2011.<p>The 38-year-old Montanan also said that other SEAL team members were involved in the raid, including Matt Bissonnette, who detailed the group's …

Peshmergas blunt, don't break, Islamic State siege of Syria's Kobani

MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish forces have blunted but not broken the siege of the Syrian border town of Kobani, a week after arriving to great fanfare with heavy weapons and fighters in a bid to save it from Islamic State.<p>An Islamic State flag flies atop a building on the east …

Ending Washington gridlock largely in Mitch McConnell's hands now

Mitch McConnellbuilt his ascent toSenatemajority leader on voter anger over Washington gridlock that he helped foster while in the Republican minority against PresidentObama.<p>Now the Kentucky senator will need to convince<p>tea partyRepublicanswho thrived on that approach to join him in a new strategy …