WASHINGTON (WKOW)-- Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says a book about the raid that killed terrorist Osama bin Laden, saying the account by a former Navy SEAL could jeopardize future U.S. operations.
In a CBS interview broadcast Tuesday, Panetta stops short of accusing the author of revealing classified information, but says Pentagon officials want to determine "what is classified and what isn't, and where those lines are."
Panetta says the book, written under the pseudonym of Mark Owen, raises troubling national security questions. He says, "Well I think when somebody talks about the particulars of how those operations are conducted, it tells our enemies, essentially how we operate, and what we do to go after them." The author has been identified as Matt Bissonnette.
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