Benghazi Witness: Special Forces Told Not To Go To Besieged Consulate

Gregory Hicks, the deputy chief of mission for the U.S. in Libya and the highest-ranking U.S. official in Libya after the Sept. 11th attack on the consulate, said Special Forces were told they were not authorized to board a flight to Benghazi. Lt. Colonel Gibson, the the lieutenant colonel in Tripoli who commanded the Special Operations team told Hicks he "had bigger balls than somebody in the military," according to transcript of an interview released by congressional investigators.
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