Russia's elite counter-terrorism force, Spetsnaz Group Alfa, face a near-impossible task: to save 800 people held hostage by 40 heavily-armed Chechen rebels and suicide bombers inside a Moscow theater packed with explosives.
Spetsnaz Group Alfa: Russia's Navy SEALs
In one of the most famous raids ever, the Unit storms the Ugandan airport at Entebbe to free hostages.
A wealth of information via social media amid the Mumbai attacks only adds confusion to a chaotic situation, particularly within the ranks of the Indian government.
Mumbai Attacks a Mixture of Confusion and Terror
Mumbai is under bloody attack and India's National Security Guard, nicknamed the Black Cats, were called to stop the chaos, operating under four main directives.
Black Cats Corner the Terrorists
After the Spetznaz eliminates their Chechen separatist captors a gross and tragic oversight ends up killing many of the hostages.
Moscow Theater Hostages Die After Being Liberated
The Unit, the "long arm of the IDF," is the most lethally trained force that Israel possesses.
Israel's The Unit
After intelligence gathering on the occupiers of the mystery residence in Abbottabad is complete Head of JSOC Admiral McRaven offers three plans of attack, with the direct commando approach eventually becoming the best choice.
McRaven Raid Plans
A surveillance team has been sent in by the British army to scout out the location of their captured soldiers and to either wait for back-up or withdraw.
The SAS Surveillance Team
Operation Certain Death gets under way to rescue British soldiers from the West Side Boys in Sierra Leone.
Operation Certain Death
After a decade of searching, the CIA begins to activate agents on the ground after they identify in a mysterious compound in Pakistan an HVT, a High Value Target, that they believe is Osama Bin Laden.
The High Value Target is Bin Laden
Sierra Leone, Africa is engulfed in civil war, and British soldiers have been captured by the West Side Boys, who are led by a schizophrenic leader.
Captured in Sierra Leone
During the British raid, the once feared West Side Boys' leader was found in a surprsing place.
West Side Boys Leader Not So Brave
The SAS conduct a bloody albeit successful raid on a compound housing Al Qaeda militants and important senior leaders in a bid to get closer to Al-Zarqawi.
SAS Raid on Al Qaeda