counterterrorism (CT) mission to date, a U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) team
crossed over 100 miles into Pakistan—a putative CT partner—without informing the
host government, infiltrated a residential compound that stood in proximity to a
military academy, and killed Usama bin Ladin, the leader of al‐Qa’ida and the
individual ultimately responsible for the deadliest terrorist attacks on U.S. soil.