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Mattis Erupts Over Niger Inquiry and Army Revisits Who Is to Blame

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/07/us/politics/niger-mattis.html

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was livid last month when he summoned top military officials to a video conference at the Pentagon to press them about an investigation into a 2017 ambush in Niger that killed four Americans on a Green Beret team. His anger, Pentagon officials said, came from seeing news reports that junior officers were being reprimanded for the botched Niger mission while the officers directly above them were not.

Days later, a senior officer who had largely escaped punishment was told he would be reprimanded. Another senior officer’s actions before and around the time of the mission were also under new scrutiny.

And this week, Capt. Michael Perozeni, a more junior officer who had received much of the public blame for the mission received word from the Army: His reprimand was rescinded.
Being ex military I saw a lot of this crap during my career- Investigations, lower ranks hung out to dry. Higher level ranks walked away, hands clean, record clean
 

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The same thing happens in politics. I do believe that is one of the causes of unrest in America now that the internet makes it harder to hide our dual system of justice.

It also allows for BS to take off and fly round the world in hours. The gullible bite in, and keep on repeating it.

That said, it is clear the Military was more than willing to hang the lower ranks.
 

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True enough. Just that Matthis has taken action on this coverup.

Yep, but when you are the king of that particular hill, like Mattis, you get to decide how far up the hill the rolling begins. :)
 

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Yep, but when you are the king of that particular hill, like Mattis, you get to decide how far up the hill the rolling begins. :)

LMAO, excellent turnabout.
 
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