NBC's Robert Windrem reports that the go ahead for the attack on bin Laden went from President Obama to CIA chief Leon Panetta, who directed the joint military-Intel operation. Bin Laden was ID'd through facial recognition, initial DNA, and confirmation from his wife on the scene.
Today NATO taught us how to name a military operation. "Odyssey Dawn" is now "Unified Protector." And House Speaker John Boehner wishes Someone, NATO, Anyone could protect him from the Idiocy of Eric Cantor.
We tried to explain the bizarre rules at the Pentagon that led to the name "Odyssey Dawn" for the operation in Libya. You did your homework and sent us your suggestions for better names. Msnbc's Lawrence O'Donnell brings you some of the best names.
Msnbc’s Thomas Roberts discusses military operations over the years – and how they get their names.
President Obama sent a letter to Congress Monday to inform lawmakers of the military operation in Libya. Rep. James Clyburn discusses why some are criticizing Obama’s moves.
The international community is gearing up for possible airstrikes and other military operations inside Libya, but is it already too late to stop Moammar Khaddafy? Former State Department official Anne-Marie Slaughter discusses.
TIANJIN, CHINA - APRIL 18: Vice president and general manager of Supply Chain Management and Operations for Boeing Commercial Airplanes Ray Conner
epa02683745 A Palestinian woman argues with an Israeli soldier during a military operation searching for suspects during a curfew in the West Bank village of Awarta, near Nablus City on 12 April 2011. The Israeli army has repeatedly invaded the village following the murder of five members of one fam
France's Licorne ("Unicorn") forces prepare for a military operation in southern Ivory Coast April 11, 2011. U.N. and French helicopters attacked forces loyal to Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo, damaging the presidential residence in Abidjan and destroying heavy weapons after U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon ord
A French Rafale fighter jet is seen at the military air base of Solenzara, on the Mediterranean island of Corsica, where France runs its military operation against Libya, March 22, 2011. France could extend its military operations over Libya beyond the Benghazi area from Wednesday, a spokesman for