This is because the elite officers who comprise the secret SEAL Team Six practice a Mafia-like code of omerta.
Like the papacy, there appeared to be a code of omerta and patriarchy.
In point of fact, however, the "omerta" is not confined to Italians.
The reader will observe how the silence of "the man of honor" is not remotely associated with the omerta.
Out of this feeling grew the "omerta," which paralyzes the arm of justice both in Naples and Sicily.
You received the kiss upon both cheeks, you accepted the salutation on the brow, you took the oath of the omerta!