United States Navy SEALs

Clean India campaign

Indian politicians exposed cleaning up garbage intentionally left for them

Global Scan

India’s new prime minister wants to clean up his country — and he’s making all of his underlings go along with it. A leader in Delhi, though, may have missed the point. That story and more in today’s Global Scan.

Navy SEAL’s death reveals struggle far beyond PTSD

Global Politics

Former Seal Team 6 commander says more raids likely as military evolves

Global Politics

Navy SEAL Who Killed Bin Laden Struggles to Return to Civilian Life

Navy Seal Team Six and the Future of the American Military

Navy SEAL Team Frees Hostages In Somalia

Global Politics

An American and a Danish aid worker kidnapped in Somalia three months ago have been freed in a rare US military raid.

American Hostage Rescued in Somalia

U.S. Special Forces rescued two hostages in Somalia, including one American, who were being held by pirates. The Navy Seal team was the same the killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. President Obama says the mission reasserts the United States will stand against threats to its people. Nick Childs, world affairs correspondent for our partner […]

Top of the Hour: Elite Unit Dies Afghanistan Helicopter Crash, Morning Headlines

NATO says it is working to recover the pieces of a Chinook helicopter that crashed over the weekend in Afghanistan. Thirty American troops were killed, including 22 Navy SEALs, including some from SEAL Team 6, the squad that killed Osama bin Laden.

The World

The role of Navy SEALs in Afghanistan

Conflict & Justice

Twenty-two of the 30 Americans killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Saturday were elite Navy SEALs. Larry Yatch, a former Navy SEAL and CEO of Sealed Mindset, talks about whether elite troops like SEALs should be used in rescue missions.

Cindy Gallop on Disney’s Branding Seal Team 6

Advertising consultant, Cindy Gallop, reacts to the news that Disney has applied to trademark “Seal Team 6,” the name of the elite unit that carried out the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound. She says she’s torn between admiration for how swiftly Disney jumped in combined with “absolute horror at the idea of this” as […]