US President Donald Trump poses with US special operations troops during a visit to the Al-Asad Air Base in Iraq on Wednesday. The image is taken from a video Trump posted on his Twitter account showing the secret troops in full combat gear, including night-vision goggles. Photo: Twitter/realDonaldTrump

In war-zone blunder, Donald Trump tweets video revealing secret US Navy Seal team in Iraq

  • The whereabouts of US special operations forces are usually a closely guarded secret
  • But because the US president has broad authority to declassify information, Donald Trump’s tweet is unlikely to have broken any rules
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US President Donald Trump poses with US special operations troops during a visit to the Al-Asad Air Base in Iraq on Wednesday. The image is taken from a video Trump posted on his Twitter account showing the secret troops in full combat gear, including night-vision goggles. Photo: Twitter/realDonaldTrump
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