More Lies Uncovered On Benghazi

Published on October 31, 2013

By Rowan Scarborough, The Washington Times

Masked from public view, two of the U.S.  military’s elite special operations commandos have been awarded medals for  bravery for a mission that further undercuts the Obama administration’s original story about the  Benghazi tragedy.

For months, administration officials have claimed no special operations  forces were dispatched from outside Libya to  Benghazi during the Sept. 11, 2012, al Qaeda terrorist attacks on the U.S. diplomatic mission and CIA annex because none was within range.

The Pentagon, under intense public criticism  for not coming to the aid of besieged Americans, published an official timeline  in November that carefully danced around the issue.

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It said time and distance prevented any commandos outside Libya from reaching a CIA compound under  attack. The timeline disclosed that a reinforcement flight 400 miles away in  Tripoli contained two “DoD personnel” but did  not describe who they were. Later, the official State  Department report on Benghazi said they were “two U.S.  military personnel” — but provided no other details. It made no mention of  special operations forces.

But sources directly familiar with the attack tell The Washington Times that a  unit of eight special operators — mostly Delta  Force and Green Beret members — were in  Tripoli the night of the attack….

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