19 Nov '17, 4pm

US troops lack support despite expanding mission in Africa

Though U.S. forces training and advising partner forces in places like Niger still conduct operations that closely mirror more robust counterterror missions — to include surveillance, intelligence collection and dissemination, and reconnaissance operations — those forces operate without much of the support that would come with a combat-oriented mission.

Full article: https://www.militarytimes.com/flashpoints/2017/11/19/us-t...

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