31 Jul '13, 12am

Benghazi closed door meeting! @lexielewis888 @HeidiL_RN @SpreadButter @dryheat115 @WretchedManIam

A retiring Marine who held a key military post during the deadly attacks on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, will meet with members of Congress on Wednesday in a classified briefing. Col. George Bristol will appear before the House Armed Services Committee’s oversight and investigations subcommittee, said an official familiar with the committee schedule. Bristol was commander last year of Joint Special Operations Task Force-Trans Sahara, an elite unit that conducts special operations across northern Africa. His position would have put him in position to know what options the U.S. had to protect Americans under fire on Sept. 11, when U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed by insurgent attacks, prompting national outcry and a congressional investigation into the lack of protection. It isn’t clear whether the committee will release...

Full article: http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20130730/NEWS05/3...

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