while those people were dying.
But the call for the squadron to move apparently never came. The
source says, “They just kept telling me we’re waiting on a call.” “I
still feel a sense of fault for not being there when we were needed. We
could have been there and that’s the worst part,” he says.
A second source, described as Mike, says he was at Delta Force
headquarters when the attacks took place but returned to Libya soon
afterwards. Mike says there were opportunities to kill or capture the people responsible for the attack but they were denied by the State Department. “It was political,” Mike says, adding “I read the emails, I
read the emails where they were saying, hey, we can’t do this now…now’s
not the right time.”