On Thursday, the Defense Department said that in order to blend in, special-operation forces often don the insignia of forces they accompany. On Friday, after Turkey complained, a spokesman called the action “unauthorized and inappropriate.”
The latest in the legal fight between No Easy Day author and former Navy SEAL Matthew Bissonette and the Pentagon, a Defense Department spokesman shared with Reuters the nondisclosure agreement that they say they make SEALs sign. The document found here, is fascinating for the majority of us that are never going to be Navy SEALs and will never ever come close to signing anything marked "Sensitive Compartmented Information." But the NDA, says the Pentagon, is something that proves Bissonette (who goes by the pen name Mark Owen) broke the law when writing his tell-all book about the events surrounding the killing of Osama bin Laden.