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2:01 PM, November 7th, 2011
SEAL Target Geronimo explodes a number of media myths about the raid to kill bin Laden. It was not a “kill mission” from the start. The SEALs had no explicit orders to kill the archterrorist and would have captured him if possible. There was no “45-minute” running gun battle. The SEAL team fired only 12 bullets, and the whole operation lasted only 38 minutes.

Richard Miniter reviews the new book detailing the night al Qaeda’s chief died—and the headaches it could cause Obama.

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