Originally Posted by BroncoBeavis
Again, this isn't a war theater. They don't need to be ordered not to go. They'd have to be given permission. Most likely by the President.
It's virtually guaranteed he was asked. All he had to do was nothing to get the result he got. And that's the most reasonable explanation that can be drawn for what happened that day.
Really, do you have anything other than wishful thinking?
Got any reason why Obama would willfully stop the CIA or Pentagon from taking action?? A motive??
Another part of the story is that there were not enough 'assets' to cover Benghazi AND Tripoli, and that there had been reports that Tripoli was a target too. I haven't read all the testimony, so I don't know if that was discussed. Was it?