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Ex-SEAL Sues Lawyers Over bin Laden Book

Matt Bissonnette: Ex-lawyers gave me bad advice

(Newser) - Matt Bissonnette, the former Navy SEAL who wrote a book about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, is suing his former lawyers for malpractice, saying they gave him bad advice that tarnished his reputation, cost him his security clearance and caused him to surrender much of the book's... More »

Who Shot bin Laden? SEAL Calls One Account 'Total BS'

He disputes 'Esquire' story, says anonymous 'point man' deserves credit

(Newser) - Remember the former Navy SEAL who came forward to describe how he killed Osama bin Laden but now can't find a job? The account by "The Shooter" in Esquire of how the raid went down is "total BS," another SEAL tells CNN . The guy who deserves... More »

SEAL Charity Refuses Book Profits

Navy SEAL Foundation doesn't want 'No Easy Day' money

(Newser) - A Navy SEAL charity says it doesn't want any of the profits from a former SEAL's first-person account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. Author Mark Bissonnette promised to give charities most of the profits from No Easy Day—which the Pentagon says contains classified information... More »

Pentagon: SEAL's Book Contains Top Secret Info

But military won't try to block sales of bestseller

(Newser) - Former Navy SEAL Matt Bissonnette may have damaged national security by publishing a firsthand account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden without running it by government censors first, the Pentagon warns. No Easy Day leaks "sensitive and classified information," and its author violated non-disclosure agreements, says... More »

New Book: Mark Owen Had 'Bad Blood' With SEALs

No Easy Op criticizes leaks about bin Laden raid, especially from SEALs

(Newser) - Mark Bissonnette (aka "Mark Owen") broke the Special Forces' "code of silence" and wrote No Easy Day because of "bad blood" with many in his SEAL Team 6 unit—at least according to another book by Special Operations veterans. No Easy Op is an ebook that... More »

Pentagon May Go After Navy SEAL Author

Osama book violates nondisclosure pacts, it warns

(Newser) - The Pentagon has informed the former Navy SEAL who wrote a book about the Osama bin Laden raid that he might face legal action. The top Defense Department lawyer wrote in a letter transmitted to author Mark Bissonnette that Bissonnette had signed two nondisclosure agreements with the Navy in 2007... More »

SEAL Book Disses Obama Account of bin Laden Raid

Team wasn't a big fan of president, former SEAL writes

(Newser) - A book from a former Navy SEAL who took part in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden is looking pretty embarrassing for the Obama administration, reports the AP , which has obtained a copy of Mark Bissonette's No Easy Day. Among the revelations:
  • Bin Laden was shot in the
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