'SEAL Team Six' And Other Elite Squads Expanding

Howard Wasdin, author of SEAL Team Six
Julian Barnes, reporter, Wall Street Journal

The team that killed Osama bin Laden is part of an elite group of U.S. Special Forces that plays a growing role in military operations worldwide. Navy SEALs, Delta Force and other units are considered by many to be the best of the best. And the Obama administration has been building up their ranks.

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