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What’s Going on With the Alleged Murder of a Special Forces Soldier by Two SEALS?

Is it that secret units that live on the edge always have such trouble on occasion?

U.S. Navy SEALs train  on the flight deck of USS Enterprise. (Lance H. Mayhew Jr./US Navy/Getty Images)
U.S. Navy SEALs train on the flight deck of USS Enterprise. (Lance H. Mayhew Jr./US Navy/Getty Images)
U.S. Navy SEALs train on the flight deck of USS Enterprise. (Lance H. Mayhew Jr./US Navy/Getty Images)

 

Is it that secret units that live on the edge always have such trouble on occasion? Or is it something worse?

 

 

Is it that secret units that live on the edge always have such trouble on occasion? Or is it something worse?

 

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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