The Key Line in the Benghazi Testimony

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The Key Line in the Benghazi Testimony

DaT­e­chGuy Blog Octo­ber 29th 2012 The Alamo at San Anto­nio de Benghazi

Pic­ture that night for a moment, In the end attack­ers lost 3060% of their force but for the sake of argu­ment let’s say only 25% of that was in the first wave. You’re attack­ing the com­pound, you’ve been attack­ing for hours and seen peo­ple fall all around you. You’ve been beaten back once and don’t actu­ally know how many men are inside, what do you think would have hap­pened if they heard the sound of a sin­gle heli­copter gun­ship? A sin­gle plane? a sin­gle drone drop­ping a bomb on the force already blood­ied at a rate that would cause most West­ern coun­tries to declare the mis­sion a disaster?

They would have run.

Ger­gory Hicks Tes­ti­mony on Beng­hazi before House Over­sight and Gov­ern­ment Reform Com­mit­tee May 8th 2013

I believe that if we had been able to scram­ble a fighter or air­craft or two over Beng­hazi as quickly as pos­si­ble after the attack com­menced, I believe there would not have been a mor­tar attack on the annex in the morn­ing because I believe the Libyans would have split,”

If you want to know why So many peo­ple remain angry on Beng­hazi, this is it.

DaTechGuy Blog October 29th 2012 The Alamo at San Antonio de Benghazi

Picture that night for a moment, In the end attackers lost 30-60% of their force but for the sake of argument let’s say only 25% of that was in the first wave. You’re attacking the compound, you’ve been attacking for hours and seen people fall all around you. You’ve been beaten back once and don’t actually know how many men are inside, what do you think would have happened if they heard the sound of a single helicopter gunship? A single plane? a single drone dropping a bomb on the force already bloodied at a rate that would cause most Western countries to declare the mission a disaster?

They would have run.

Gergory Hicks Testimony on Benghazi before House Oversight and Government Reform Committee May 8th 2013

“I believe that if we had been able to scramble a fighter or aircraft or two over Benghazi as quickly as possible after the attack commenced, I believe there would not have been a mortar attack on the annex in the morning because I believe the Libyans would have split,”

If you want to know why So many people remain angry on Benghazi, this is it.