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American Killed in Raid to
Free Doctor From Taliban

ABC News, by Luis Martinez & Clayton Sandell

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/10/2012 9:18:13 AM

One of the Special Operations troops involved in the raid to free an American doctor from the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan died of his wounds today. A U.S. official confirmed the service member killed in the raid was a member of SEAL Team Six, the same unit that killed Osama bin Laden in May 2011. “I was deeply saddened to learn that a U.S. service member was killed in the operation, and I also want to extend my condolences to his family, teammates and friends,” Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said in a statement released today.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dr.lakerman, 12/10/2012 9:24:00 AM     (No. 9057483)

We lost a national asset, a navy seal, so that a do gooder physician, who should never have been in afghanistan, could be rescued.
when are we going to learn to stay away from those filthy islamofascist terrorist pigs? Don´t get closer to any of them unless you are going to shoot them.
I am royally disgusted by this fool, Joseph, who cost us a brave navy seal.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Judith, 12/10/2012 9:52:44 AM     (No. 9057523)

So, on obama´s watch, how many Seals from that unit have been killed? And how big is that unit?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Reality, 12/10/2012 10:13:34 AM     (No. 9057573)

Yeah
But we couldn´t use them to attempt rescue of the Benghazi four.
Too dangerous says Pannetta

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Reply 4 - Posted by: truthfetish, 12/10/2012 10:14:41 AM     (No. 9057575)

Thanks, #1. Good rule.

Didn´t the State Dept. used to list countries we should not travel to? Any civilian do-gooder who ignores that list and gets grabbed in verboten hellholes should already know he´s a goner.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 12/10/2012 10:24:27 AM     (No. 9057603)

US fatalities in Afghanistan:
2001-20008:...1,029.
2009-2012:....1,819; an increase of 77% in HALF the time.

So where are the media to complain about not being able to publish photos of caskets coming home? (Even though they did anyway).

Where are protests from Code Pink?





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Reply 6 - Posted by: pineledger, 12/10/2012 10:30:22 AM     (No. 9057617)

The adherents to the Religion of Peace.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Pros7767, 12/10/2012 10:35:39 AM     (No. 9057629)

Prayers for the family. He is now with the angels.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: kiltedone, 12/10/2012 11:53:41 AM     (No. 9057753)

The next time some do-gooder liberal goes into one of those hell holes to build up his "we are the world" bonifides, let Code Pink go get them.
Quit wasting good men on liberal idiots.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: smcchk, 12/10/2012 1:15:38 PM     (No. 9057904)

I was thinking the same thing, #1. My husband, a surgeon, goes on mission trips but if he was foolish enough to go to such a place as Afghanistan, he would consider it to be his personal risk and not the problem of our soldiers.

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