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Pentagon probe finds training, command issues in Niger ambush

A comprehensive probe into last year's deadly attack on US and local forces in Niger uncovered a series of avoidable blunders leading up to...

US mission in Niger not what US commanders say it was: report

The military operation that left four US commandos dead in Niger was actually a mission to capture or kill a militant leader, not a...

France sends backup to Niger after 16 troops killed

France is to send a contingent of counterterror forces to help the army in Niger after militants ambushed a military patrol killing 16, the...

Niger: New Drone Base Highlights A Shift In US-West African Relations

By Jody Ray Bennett In January 2013, US military officials finalized a Status of Forces (SOFA) agreement with the government of Niger to increase military...