This series is never dull and we learn some truths about how spies are caught and a glimpse into what is really going on in the world.
There is a lot of truth in these stories.
A cargo ship is captured by bloodthirsty pirates, who have their own agenda. They hurt and kill.
While searching for more money or whatever they can find, the ship is boarded by a different set of "pirates," but they have a different agenda. They know what the ship is carrying and that's what they want.
The 6 members of SEAL team are sent to Libya to track down nuclear materials in Libya from Gaddafi's rein. While there they also are sent to the cargo ship kidnapping. Other missions are spawned from each one.
During Clinton's presidency a CIA-led mission to assassinate Bin Laden was aborted because of the Monica Lewinsky investigation. He would have been captured or killed if Clinton had not said to abort.
We have a Navy Base in Bahrain, which is the home of the Central Command. It is just west of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where we have another base.
The ancient Sumerians, the first dwellers in this area, are from 30 islands in the Persian Gulf. They were the first great culture and from them came the Babylonians, Persians, and Assyrians. Just a little taste of the history given in the SEAL Team 6 series.
"Only the dead have seen the end of war." - George Santayana.
One sample of the various quotes by great people given before each chapter begins.
Will Crocker rescue his wife?
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