Killing Of 4 Soldiers In Niger Raises Questions About U.S. Mission In West Africa

Oct 12, 2017
Originally published on October 12, 2017 12:22 pm

When four members of a Green Beret unit were killed in Niger last week, it was likely the first time most Americans heard that U.S. troops were serving in the West African country. The Pentagon is investigating and The New York Times reports the results will likely show the U.S. troops were sent to a hostile area without adequate risk assessment.

Here & Now‘s Lisa Mullins learns more from New York Times reporter Thomas Gibbons-Neff (@Tmgneff).

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