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Gen. Dempsey’s ‘failures in leadership’
cited in Benghazi disaster

Washington Times, by Rowan Scarborough

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/23/2014 7:26:10 PM

Congress has generally given the Pentagon a “pass” on failing to come to the aid of Americans in Benghazi — that is until now. Six Republicans on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, led by Vice Chairman Saxby Chambliss of Georgia, have issued a blistering criticism of Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, who as Joint Chiefs chairman is the nation’s highest-ranking officer and chief military adviser to President Obama. Under the heading, “Failures in leadership — General Dempsey,” the senators signaled out the four-star officer for not having an emergency plan in place for a crisis in al Qaeda-infiltrated North Africa, to include

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Dempsey is also one of the politically correct brass who crushed the crush career of Army officer who warned of jihadists. I don´t know how we recover from all the destruction of 0bama and his regime. It is just neverending and in every segment of our society.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/apr/28/is-army-career-over-for-radical-islam-academic/

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/23/2014 7:35:13 PM     (No. 9703204)

The only solution I see, is throwing out the entire government and starting all over again, using the Constitution.
Every agency, every department would have to be justified in its existance before being re-established.
Do we really need a Federal Dept. of education? If so, why?
EPA?
etc. etc. etc.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 1/23/2014 7:59:12 PM     (No. 9703239)

So what were they doing running guns from Libya to jihadists in Lebanon in the first place?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 1/23/2014 8:18:16 PM     (No. 9703274)

C´mon - - give Dempsey a break.

He forgot to turn the page on his calendar. He thought it was August 11th - - not September 11th.

Sheesh! Can´t a guy make an itty-bitty mistake?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: biggun, 1/23/2014 8:28:39 PM     (No. 9703289)

Our military attack jet aircraft can fly at mach 2+. A jet flying at 1500mph from Sicily which is approx. 400 miles from Benghazi could have been there in 20-30 minutes. Further, there was a US carrier group within 200 miles of Benghazi that was refused a "go" order. Dempsey, Panetta and others are full of crap in saying that we could not respond in time to at least save the two Navy Seals who died some 7 HOURS after the initial embassy attack. All commands were refused "go" orders because ONLY the President can authorize a cross-border action, and our coward President left the situation room with orders not to be disturbed under any circumstances. Only Obama could have saved those brave souls, and he deliberately let them die. When General Ham, commnder of AFRICOM, and the carrier group commanding Admiral bitterly complained, they were both fired by our coward President.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/23/2014 8:53:21 PM     (No. 9703322)

Blame anybody but Hillary ?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bullhead, 1/23/2014 8:58:31 PM     (No. 9703330)

Shortly after the Benghazi event, General Dempsey did participate in the White House directed coverup. He personally called the "Reverend" Terry Jones in Florida, and asked him to not make any anti-Islam statements or videos.

THE most senior US military officer called a civilian and ´asked´ that he not speak badly about Islam.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: chance_232, 1/23/2014 9:10:47 PM     (No. 9703340)

One question: Who is General Dempsey´s boss?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: binthere_dunthat, 1/24/2014 5:36:17 AM     (No. 9703638)

As a former U.S. Army Officer, I can vouch that there always will be hacks in the military who would sell their souls if the result is a high enough promotion. Colin Powell and Gen. Dumpster are both those types. Dumpster couldn´t get his lips detached from Zero´s posterio long enough to form a contingency strategy regarding Benghazi. Dumpster might be Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, but he´s no warrior. Being selected by Zero for the position tell us all that we need to know about Martin Dumpster.

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