he Defense Department on Tuesday said that No Easy Day, a new book by a former Navy SEAL chronicling the death of Osama bin Laden, contains classified information that could put U.S. national security at risk. The book has attracted enormous interest for its firsthand account of the commando raid that killed bin Laden. The author, Mark Bissonnette, has disputed the Pentagon's claim that he was legally obliged to have the book screened by government officials before publication. A spokesman for the Pentagon said the department is still weighing what legal actions it may take against Bissonnette.
THE WEEK'S AUDIOPHILE PODCASTS: LISTEN SMARTER
- Why China's Communist Party is headed for collapse
- Why Texas Republicans may want to cool the anti-Obama land-grab talk
- He said he was leaving. She ignored him.
- Why the poor's investment of choice is so alarming
- 31 TV shows to watch in 2014
- How to make perfect fried rice in 6 easy steps
- Why atheism doesn't have the upper hand over religion
- Obama doesn't have a manhood problem — but conservatives certainly do
- What would a U.S.-Russia war look like?
- Why we need a maximum wage
Subscribe to the Week