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Navy SEAL Could Face ‘Criminal Prosecution’ for Book about OBL Raid

Gene158 Wrote: Aug 24, 2012 10:53 PM
So the author can be prosecuted for writing the book b/c certain folks didn't vet it. But, Hollywood, with no security clearances can be given access to the most sensitive information and no one has a problem with that.

There’s a new book coming out and it’s causing quite a kerfuffle in the military community. “No Easy Day,” written by Navy SEAL Team 6 member Mark Owen (pen name) and author Kevin Maurer, whose previous books covered Special Operations, reveals a first-hand account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. In the book Owen writes, "it is time to set the record straight about one of the most important missions in U.S. military history."

The problem? The book wasn’t vetted by the Pentagon or CIA, leaving many concerned with whether the information released is classified and could...