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U.S. Considering Increasing Tempo of Operations in Africa, Senator Says

The Pentagon’s top official is considering ways to increase the tempo of U.S. operations in Africa in the wake of a deadly Oct. 4 ambush in Niger by militants affiliated with the Islamic State extremist group, a Republican senator said Friday.

Saturday, October 21, 2017
The Wall Street Journal
Topics: 
Donald Trump
Africa
Military / Pentagon
Foreign Policy
Author Info: Nancy Youssef, Ben Kesling
Teaser Text: 
The Pentagon’s top official is considering ways to increase the tempo of U.S. operations in Africa in the wake of a deadly Oct. 4 ambush in Niger by militants affiliated with the Islamic State extremist group, a Republican senator said Friday.
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