The Daily

A Secret in the Navy SEALs

April 25, 2019
26 min

Navy SEAL commandos said they had seen their decorated platoon leader, Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, commit war crimes. They were warned not to report it. They did so anyway. Guest: Dave Philipps, who covers the military for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Background reading:A confidential Navy criminal investigation report obtained by The Times paints a disturbing picture of a subculture within the SEALs that prized aggression and protected wrongdoers.

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