Skip to comments.Fox News Outs The Navy SEAL Who Wrote An Anonymous Book On The Bin Laden Raid
Posted on 08/23/2012 11:53:02 AM PDT by Jean S
Turns out there are leaks everywhere, even among Navy SEALs.
Fox News obtained and released the identity of the author of the controversial new book "No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden," due to come out on the anniversary of 9/11.
"Mark Owen," the pseudonym under which the book was written, is actually 35 year-old Matt Bissonnette of Wrangell, Alaska. Bissonnette held the rank of chief in the elite Navy SEAL Team 6 prior to retiring. He was one of the first men in the room where bin Laden died, witnessing the occurrence first-hand.
We tracked down pictures of Bissonnett on PatriotFiles.com and Flickr.
Bissonnette was also part of the operation which ended with the killing of three Somali pirates in order to save the life of Captain Richard Phillips in the Indian Ocean in 2009.
He co-wrote the book with author Kevin Maurer, a well-versed author of four books, most based on military special operations.
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Did the White House leak his name? Or his publisher?
Messed up. Of all the media outlets, I would have never thought Fox would do this. Total disrespect. These men should remain mysterious for a reason: they are America’s Best.
Why would Fox News release his name? That was not very responsible of them to do.
I know I’m going to get hit for saying this...but this man put himself out there writing this book...he’s a big boy....now comes the heat.
When one of their major stockholders is muslim brotherhood, its almost to be expected.
Must be part of Ailes’ “course correction” that won’t help him in the eyes of the leftists anyhow.
I'm sure he's more afraid for our country being under zerO next year than his own life.
Men of that caliber aren't afraid of much in our physical world. You'd have to bring in other SEALs or crater his entire property from above to take him out.
I used to be an avid watcher but now the only time I tune in is if something really important is breaking live. Which means almost never.
I have a vile hatred for whomever did this.
it says fox leaked the news but it doesn’t provide a link or back up.
less than an hour ago i watched Megyn speak with someone about this and she never mentioned the SEAL’s name.
maybe it was a local Fox atation
some proof by Bi would have been nice
shame on Fox if they did this
I can’t bear to watch any more.
Obama payback. Someone at the White Mosque gave it to Fox.
I agree with you. Publishing a best seller book about an event creates innumerable ways to lose anonymity.
If I had the power, I would shut down Fox news over this and I’d do it today, before sunset.
FUFauxNews, you disgusting bastards.
I started the first thread on this and can tell you EXACTLY when he was outed and by whom.
It was Jennifer Griffin on Hemmer/McCallum’s show this morning (don’t know the stupid name of it) and it was the LAST SEGMENT before the hour was up and a new show started with different hosts.
I sent an email condemning this before I posted on FR.
Dishonorable Disclosures (22:00 Youtube video)
Special Operations (OPSEC) (website to get involved)
There is risk in everything in life, but that does not excuse Fox News.
Here you go: