Obama Places U.S. Troops in yet another County – Niger

The Pentagon has deployed about 100 troops to the West African nation of Niger to conduct unmanned reconnaissance flights over Mali and share nigerintelligence with French forces fighting al Qaeda-affiliated militants, President Barack Obama told Congress on Friday.

Obama, in a letter to congressional leaders, said the last 40 of the approximately 100 military personnel had arrived in Niger on Wednesday and were “deployed with weapons for the purpose of providing their own force protection and security.”

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