As osama bin laden came into their line of sight, a navy seal secretly reported back to the white house situation room that he had spotted geronimo, using the code name for the operation to kill or capture the world's most wanted terrorist after a firefight a second coded message was sent: geronimo-e. The code name geronimo controversy came about after media reports that the us operation to kill osama bin laden used the code name geronimo to refer to either the overall operation, to fugitive bin laden himself or to the act of killing or capturing bin laden press reports claimed that geronimo was used in the raid. Gave rise to the neptune spear “capture or kill” decision-making process at the very highest echelons of the executive spear affects not only current contexts of counterterrorism operations but how it will shape us and protesters in various places in peshawar suspended the vital nato supply chain of vehicles 127. Navy irregular warfare and counterterrorism operations: background and issues for congress ronald o'rourke specialist in naval affairs december 8, 2017 congressional research service 7-5700 wwwcrsgov rs22373.
One year removed from the raid that killed osama bin laden, hundreds of hours of programing and print pages are being devoted to to telling us what it all means in this week's issue of time, journalist peter bergen and historian graham allison walk us through the events that led up to navy seals.
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Background post 9/11, the us directed its efforts in strengthening its intelligence network – both electronic and human it spread out its network to gather information about osama bin laden and his organisation, al-qaeda – believed to be behind the attacks the cia led the operation, and was supported mainly by three.