BENGHAZI-GATE: Joint Chiefs Chairman Admits Special Forces Were Only Hours Away From Benghazi

Published on June 17, 2013

Screen Shot 2013-06-17 at 9.36.34 AMThe Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey recently made an interesting admission in Senate testimony. Dempsey claimed that there were U.S. Special Forces only hours away from Benghazi as our ambassador Stevens withstood seven hours of siege at our Libyan facility where he was eventually killed.

General Dempsey made his statement on June 12 in a Senate hearing about the attacks on September 11, 2012, when the attack that killed ambassador Stevens and three Americans that were there to protect him occurred.

Dempsey told the Senate that command of the Special Forces–known as C-110, or the EUCOM CIF–was transferred from the European command to United States Africa Command (AFRICOM).

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