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Navy SEAL to publish book on bin Laden raid
 
Osama bin Laden in a video released by the Pentagon.
Osama bin Laden in a video released by the Pentagon.
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On Wednesday, a subsidiary of the book publisher Penguin Group announced that it would publish a blow-by-blow account of the commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden, written by an unidentified Navy SEAL who participated in the raid. The book — titled No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed bin Laden — is due out on September 11 and has the potential to roil the presidential race just months before election day. The author, who is using a pen name, is reportedly no longer on active duty. 

 

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