US COMMANDO

  • 'Bad blood' led US exSEAL to write Osama book September 3, 2012

    New York: A former Navy Seals commando, against whom the Pentagon has threatened legal action for writing a firstperson account of the Osama bin Laden raid, breached the military's nondisclosure agreements because of "bad blood" with his unit from which he had been "ostracised." A new ebook written by other Special...
  • Pak: Osama Bin Laden's house demolished February 27, 2012

    Abbottabad: Pakistani authorities have reduced the house where Osama bin Laden lived for years before he was killed by US commandos to rubble, destroying a concrete symbol of the country's association with one of the world's most reviled men. Workers completed the demolition job in the garrison town of Abbottabad in...
  • Somali captors move US hostage after SEAL raid January 27, 2012

    Mogadishu: Pirates moved an American hostage at least three times in 24 hours and threatened on Thursday to kill him after US Navy SEALs rescued an American and a Dane in a bold, darkofnight raid that raises questions about whether other Western captives are now in greater danger. "If they try...
  • US commandos free 2 hostages in Somalia raid January 26, 2012

    Mogadishu: US special operations forces swooped into Somalia on Wednesday and rescued two hostage aid workers after killing their nine kidnappers, a rare and daring raid in the Horn of Africa nation to free foreign captives. American Jessica Buchanan, 32, and Poul Hagen Thisted, 60, of Denmark, humanitarian aid workers for...