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Ethics of assassination: Was it right to kill bin Laden?

When the news of Osama bin Laden's death was announced, joy erupted across the United States. But some are quietly asking if it was right to set out to kill, not capture him? Is assassination ever an ethical act?  In this case, I believe it is. Full story

Details on US raid that killed bin Laden

   Osama bin Laden was killed during a gun battle with Navy SEALs and CIA paramilitary forces at a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, near that nation’s capital. NBC’s Jim Miklaszewski has the details on the raid.

UK diplomatic team leaves Libya after issues resolved

A British diplomatic team, which is reported to have included special forces soldiers, left Libya Sunday after being captured by rebels in the eastern town of Benghazi. Full story

Egypt braces for 'day of rage'

Egypt's government disrupted Internet service and deployed an elite special operations counterterrorism force Friday, hours before anti-government protesters prepared for a new wave of mass rallies. Full story

U.S. building a network to hit militants

The Obama administration has ramped up its secret war on terror groups with a new military targeting center to oversee the growing use of special operations strikes against suspected militants. Full story

Air Force Invests in 'Batman' Technologies for Special Forces Soldiers

A military program named for and inspired by the superhero Batman is bringing together advanced technologies to equip U.S. Special Forces soldiers for the 21st century. Full story

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UK Reacts To The News Of Osama Bin Laden's Death
UK Reacts To The News Of Osama Bin Laden's Death

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 03: A police officer with an automatic weapon guards Downing Street on May 3, 2011 in London, England. The Government has warned the public to be vigilant for terror threats in the wake of the killing of fugitive terrorist Osama Bin Laden by US special forces in the Pakistani

Pakistani policemen stand guard at the sealed gate of the building which served as a hideout to Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden following his death by US Special Forces in a ground operation in Abbottabad on May 3, 2011. The bullet-riddled Pakistani villa that hid Osama bin Laden from the world was