Originally Posted by DenverBrit
Not at all. The 'stand down' order is a center piece of the inquiry. Who gave it and why?
According to Hicks testimony, they were told not to get on the plane by the Pentagon.
Your assertion is that Obama did it, I'm still waiting to see where you get that from.
No my assertion is that nobody could authorize military force in a non-combat theater other than the President himself. He didn't have to directly order it. He only had to do a Pilate hand wash and walk away.