Al-Shabaab attacks military base used by U.S. forces in Kenya

05/01/2020 – Al-Shabaab said in a statement that an “elite group of soldiers” dubbed the Martyrdom Brigade launched a raid on the base in Manda Bay in Lamu Kenya, some 500 kilometres from Nairobi and close to the Somali border. Continuer à lire … « Al-Shabaab attacks military base used by U.S. forces in Kenya »

Niger – US military completes Niger ambush investigation

An investigation into the October 2017 ambush in Niger by ISIS affiliated fighters that killed four US soldiers has been completed, according to several US defense officials.

The initial report of the investigation findings is expected to be sent to General Thomas Waldhauser, the commanding general of US Africa Command who could make a decision on whether to recommend administrative reprimands and punishments for any of those involved in authorizing the misión.

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Niger – Army expects to conclude Niger ambush investigation in January 2018

The U.S. Army has notified the family members of the four U.S. soldier killed in the ambush last month in Niger that the investigation of the incident will likely conclude in January 2018.

Maj. Gen. Roger Cloutier, U.S. Africa Command’s chief of staff, is spearheading the investigation team, which will be traveling to areas in the U.S., Africa, and Europe to gather information, according to a statement from the Pentagon on Wednesday. Continuer à lire … « Niger – Army expects to conclude Niger ambush investigation in January 2018 »