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 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.

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