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Report: Navy SEALS are frustrated with Obama

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Politics,Beltway Confidential,Charlie Spiering

Over at BuzzFeed, Michael Hastings talks to several Navy SEALS about President Obama's handling of the death of Osama bin Laden news.

His report:

The frustration—or, even anger—within the SEAL community is real, and has been brewing for months, particularly among a politically conservative core of operators. It started immediately after the raid, with questions among the Special Forces and intelligence community of whether the president should have waited to announce the kill to exploit the intelligence cache at Osama’s compound. It simmered after a Chinook helicopter was shot down, killing 30 Americans, 22 of them Navy SEALs from Team Six.

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