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Obama’s Gamble Paid Off, But It Could Have Turned Out Much Differently

“Gentlemen, I want you to know that I am seriously considering an attempt to rescue the hostages.” — President Jimmy Carter, 1980 According to media reports, President Obama had three options once American intelligence uncovered Osama bin Laden’s suspected location. … Continue reading

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