7 episodes

In 2018, a group of Navy SEALs broke ranks and accused their chief, Eddie Gallagher, of murder—sucking them all into the biggest war crimes trial in a generation. Did a Navy SEAL cross the line in Iraq? Dan Taberski (“Running from COPS”) takes you inside that courtroom for the first time, peeling back the curtain on how America wages its wars now and revealing the story that the media covering the trial blew right past. Through intimate conversations with over 50 special operators, the series explores just how blurred the line between right and wrong has become in the forever wars—and what that’s doing to the hearts and minds of those we send to fight them.
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An Apple Original podcast produced by Jigsaw Productions. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

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    • 4.4 • 2.9K Ratings

In 2018, a group of Navy SEALs broke ranks and accused their chief, Eddie Gallagher, of murder—sucking them all into the biggest war crimes trial in a generation. Did a Navy SEAL cross the line in Iraq? Dan Taberski (“Running from COPS”) takes you inside that courtroom for the first time, peeling back the curtain on how America wages its wars now and revealing the story that the media covering the trial blew right past. Through intimate conversations with over 50 special operators, the series explores just how blurred the line between right and wrong has become in the forever wars—and what that’s doing to the hearts and minds of those we send to fight them.
New Episodes on Tuesdays. 
An Apple Original podcast produced by Jigsaw Productions. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

    The Hardest Thing

    The Hardest Thing

    In the series finale: the bombshell explained, the verdict, and the bombshell after the bombshell. And finally, the impact of 20 years of war on special operators gets a name.

    An Apple Original podcast, produced by Jigsaw productions. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

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    • 50 min
    No One Confesses On the Stand

    No One Confesses On the Stand

    The war crimes trial reaches the main event—did Eddie Gallagher stab and kill a prisoner? A jaw-dropping bombshell throws everything into question.

    An Apple Original podcast, produced by Jigsaw productions. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

    • 40 min
    You Can't Unring the Bell

    You Can't Unring the Bell

    If you can’t see the line anymore, how can you tell when you've crossed it? The trial of Eddie Gallagher begins. And we look back a decade at Mosul...and the toll of impossible decisions.

    An Apple Original podcast, produced by Jigsaw productions. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

    • 36 min
    The Curvy Line

    The Curvy Line

    What would you do if your spouse—who is, among other things, a professional killer—were arrested and charged with war crimes? Andrea Gallagher tackles her new reality by going on the offensive. How much wiggle room is there between right and wrong in war? 

    An Apple Original podcast produced by Jigsaw Productions. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

    • 34 min
    A Righteous Thing

    A Righteous Thing

    What makes a SEAL? Drawing on conversations with more than 50 special operators, Dan asks what makes someone able to (or want to) push their body and soul to the limit. And SEAL Chief Eddie Gallagher addresses the accusations made against him, the blunt reality of killing, and good versus evil.

    An Apple Original podcast produced by Jigsaw Productions. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

    • 38 min
    We Have a Problem

    We Have a Problem

    In 2017, during the Battle for Mosul in Iraq, a young ISIS fighter is taken prisoner and brought to the SEALs of Alpha Platoon, SEAL Team 7. The prisoner dies in their custody—and the SEALs from Alpha Platoon accuse their chief, Eddie Gallagher, of war crimes.

    The accusations are one more scandal in the SEAL community, which is hurting after nearly two decades of war. What is happening to the Navy SEAL?

    An Apple Original podcast produced by Jigsaw Productions. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
2.9K Ratings

2.9K Ratings

BAMJ3 ,

Outstanding content, inconsistent tone

I was disappointed when I heard the change in tone in Mr. Taberski’s voice when he interviewed Mr. Gallagher. This is a heartbreaking and morally complex case and bringing in comparisons to McDonalds in Canada is deeply disrespectful to the material. Having said all that, it was a phenomenal podcast.

scj55bird ,

Dan does it again

I am so impressed with Dan’s reporting and narrative. I only hope he keeps this type of media coming. I was first introduced to him in running from cops, but this is even better. Can’t wait to hear more.

A. B. F. ,

Well done

Excellent production and story-telling, even if I thought it went too easy on Chief Gallagher (SEALs don't invent war crime accusations because their Chief "drove them to hard").

Was also a breath of fresh air to listen to an (Apple!) podcast without the woke proselytizing. Will listen to more from Dan Taberski.

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