By Don Brown

On August 6, 2011—three months after participants of army SEAL crew Six killed Osama Bin Laden—Taliban forces took down a usa helicopter, name signal “Extortion 17.” The assault killed the Air nationwide defend staff, seven unidentified contributors of the Afghan army, and seventeen contributors of military SEAL staff Six—warrior brothers from a similar group had killed Osama Bin encumbered simply 90 days prior.

     Don Brown, a former U.S. army JAG officer stationed on the Pentagon and a former unique Assistant usa legal professional, re-creates the wartime motion, tells the existence tales of the elite warriors our state misplaced on that day, and tears aside the legit army rationalization of the incident inside the notorious Colt file, which unearths both gross incompetence or an immense cover-up. Call signal Extortion 17 makes a speciality of a chain of key components pointing to a conspiracy, together with the inexplicable disappearance of the black field, post-mortem facts arbitrarily destroyed, the failure to recognize stories of Taliban infiltration into the Afghan army, and the Taliban’s vengeful crusade of focusing on SEAL workforce Six after U.S. executive officers printed that the elite battling unit was once accountable for killing Bin encumbered. have been the seven Afghani squaddies aboard that helicopter rather undercover Taliban who both maneuvered the chopper inside of effortless variety of being shot down or blew it up from inside of? via a significant exam of the proof, and the inability thereof, Brown tackles the problems of the case as simply an skilled army prosecutor can.

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But the SEALs were not rappelling to the ground. Instead, per reports coming out of flight control, the chopper was stalled in the air. What was going on inside that helicopter? Yes, it was being piloted by a relatively inexperienced young National Guard pilot, CW2 Bryan Nichols. But his co-­pilot, CW4 David Carter, was far more experienced. Still, in this day of GPS navigation, there was no logical reason for Extortion 17’s seeming difficulty finding the landing zone. Nor was there any reason for it to be stalled in the air.

Most Americans, alive and alert enough to understand the issues threatening the nation at the time of these events, can recall exactly where they were and what they were doing when news came of these compelling moments in US history. For many Americans, Sunday evening, May 1, 2011, would become one of those moments. They would always remember where they were and what they were doing when they heard the news—when President Barack Obama announced the death of the world’s most hated terrorist, Osama Bin Laden.

What was going on inside that helicopter? Yes, it was being piloted by a relatively inexperienced young National Guard pilot, CW2 Bryan Nichols. But his co-­pilot, CW4 David Carter, was far more experienced. Still, in this day of GPS navigation, there was no logical reason for Extortion 17’s seeming difficulty finding the landing zone. Nor was there any reason for it to be stalled in the air. All parties involved seem to agree that Extortion 17 was only 100 to 150 feet above the ground when it was shot down.

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