Friday, October 26, 2012 USB.
Revealed U.S. officials said the night of the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya sent a team commando U.S. military from Europe to the air base in Sicily Italian to be on a few hours later from Benghazi, but did not arrive there until after the attack, which led to the killing 4 Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens in several reinforcements were sent after him but did not use. The network «CBC» U.S. commando team that was sent to Italy was dedicated to the rapid intervention in cases of unforeseen emergencies.
American officials said that the team started to Sicily, but did not arrive until after the attack in Benghazi.
Officials said that even if the team was ready in time, the confusion about what is happening in Benghazi and concerns of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the violation of the sovereignty of Libya has made the issue of the implementation of a military rescue mission is not appropriate.
For its part, reported Fox News »U.S. Hours after the attack on deliberately Alپntagon consulate to transport military supplies to the region, but some former defense officials said they were few and move came too late.
She explained that the Alپntagon ordered the transfer of 8 elements of special operations from Tripoli and «team quickly» Marines in Rota, Spain, to the embassy in the Libyan capital and the power of special operations from central Europe to the base Segunala Sicily Italian and helicopters «F-16» and «Apache» remained in Aviano Air Base in northern Italy with, approached two destroyers located in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya on the attack but did not use.
It quoted U.S. officials as saying that the bad intelligence during the attack made from direct military intervention is not accurate because of the potential casualties unintentionally.
They said the intervention would have required the permission of the government to enter Libyan airspace as there were fears that attackers ambushed.