A detailed first-person account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden will be published next month. The author, who uses a pseudonym, was a leader of Navy SEAL Team 6 in the operation that resulted in bin Laden's death on May 2, 2011 in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
The book will be out just weeks before the presidential election and enters a political landscape that already includes a 22-minute film that features former U.S. military and intelligence officers who says President Obama has leaked classified intelligence on the raid for political gain.
- Greg Jaffe, who covers the Pentagon for the Washington Post
This segment aired on August 23, 2012.