It is a timeless picture. The photograph shows the President of the United States Barack Obama along with his national security team, receiving live updates from Operation Neptune Spear, which led to the killing of Osama bin Laden, the leader of al-Qaeda.

All totally fixated on the situation in hand, a special one. They analyze, plan and watch as it plays out. There is a true special situation. Analysis, catalyst and finally the realization of the event.

But what is the concept of a “special situation?”

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