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May 10, 2018

Niger Report Highlights Bravery of U.S. Troops, Notes Training, Planning Deficiencies

Niger Report Highlights Bravery of U.S. Troops, Notes Training, Planning Deficiencies
By Jim Garamone

American special operations forces fought valiantly against overwhelming odds in the battle against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorists outside Tongo Tongo, Niger, and while a number of factors contributed to the clash, no single factor within the control of U.S. forces caused the deaths of four U.S. Army soldiers and four Nigeriens, a military investigation has concluded.
Investigation Results Terrorist Ambush in Niger


Published May 10, 2018 at 07:00AM
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G-20 Ministers: Trade, Political Tensions Put Growth at Risk

"Heightened trade and geopolitical tensions" are putting global economic growth at risk, G-20 finance ministers said after two day...