Delta Force (Army) was there as well. The plan was flawed from the beginning. If you admit the Sea Stallions did not have proper filters, that shortcoming was presented properly to the peanut farmer. He made the decision that his re-election was worth more than the service personnel lives. THAT IS A FACT! And it was deemed NOT to be pilot error but wrong equipment. So what's a few lives when Jimbo's future was at stake.
UN to hold off on separate Afghan bombing probe for now (Reuters)
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