Why weren't Special Forces used to hunt down Osama & Co. before 9/11? After all, terrorists had bombed the World Trade Center in 1993, and the USS Cole in 2000. Troops were specifically trained to take out top bad guys. Plans were drawn up to bomb the hell out of their camps. So what happened?This Weekly Standard article -- recommended by several readers -- provides answers. Among the most surprising: "The military...didn't want to touch it. There was great reluctance in the Pentagon."
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