Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, called Jones on Wednesday to ask him to withdraw his support for the film, according to Col. David Lapan, Dempsey’s spokesman.
“Jones’ support of the film risks causing more violence and death,” Lapan said.
On Wednesday the United States deployed Marines to Libya.
In Afghanistan, the Taliban claimed the movie was made with permission from the U.S. government.
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