The CIA and the Myths of the Bin Laden Raid

If you read the sketchy New York Times article on the Delta Force raid into Syria a few days ago — how an ISIS leader was killed when he “tried to engage” American commandos while his fighters used women and children as shields, and an 18-year-old slave was freed with no civilian casualties thanks to “very precise fire” you can be forgiven for thinking, “Haven’t I seen this movie before?”

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