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October 7th, 2013
07:19 PM ET

Twin U.S. raids against terror suspects

New details are emerging on the two Navy SEAL raids that targeted terrorists in Somalia and Libya this past weekend. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports on the changing American counterterrorism strategy and how successful these raids were.


Filed under: Jim Sciutto • Libya • Navy SEALs • Somalia
December 11th, 2012
12:13 PM ET

Navy SEAL killed in Afghanistan rescue

CNN's Barbara Starr profiles a Navy SEAL who died in a raid that freed a doctor being held captive in Afghanistan.

RELATED STORY: U.S. Navy SEAL killed in operation to rescue American doctor in Afghanistan


Filed under: Afghanistan • Barbara Starr • Military • Navy SEALs
July 26th, 2012
10:43 AM ET

McRaven on bin Laden raid: One of history's "great intelligence operations"

By Jamie Crawford

While it was one of 11 missions carried out by U.S. Special forces that night, the head of U.S. Special Operations command said the raid that killed Osama bin Laden will go down as one of the "great intelligence operations in history."

Admiral William McRaven spoke Wednesday before an audience at the Aspen Institute Security Conference on a panel discussion moderated by CNN's Wolf Blitzer. The talk was his first interview about the raid with a journalist.

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To watch more of Wolf Blitzer’s interview with Admiral William McRaven, tune to “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer” on CNN Thursday 4-7pm ET and Saturday 6-7pm ET.

January 25th, 2012
09:13 PM ET

Celebrating rescue of Somalia aid worker

CNN's Brian Todd interviews family and friends of rescued aid worker Jessica Buchanan.

RELATED STORY: Rescued aid worker passionate about Africa, college president says

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Navy SEALs • Somalia
January 25th, 2012
06:23 PM ET

Daring mission saves aid workers

CNN's Chris Lawrence reports on the U.S. Navy SEAL mission that rescued aid workers in Somalia.

RELATED VIDEO: Animation depicts Somalia rescue

RELATED STORY: U.S. special forces rescue Somalia aid workers


Filed under: Chris Lawrence • Navy SEALs • Somalia