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General News    H3'ed 10/26/17

U.S. Now Moving Toward Armed Drones, Lethal Force in Niger

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U.S. servicemen killed in the ambush in Niger
U.S. servicemen killed in the ambush in Niger
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The Trump administration is paving the way for lethal strikes against terrorists in Niger as the U.S. military pushes forward with a plan to arm the Reaper drones that fly over that country. The move to arm U.S. Reapers has been under consideration for some time — long before this month's ambush of a Green Beret unit that resulted in the deaths of four American soldiers. But that incident, details of which are still coming to light, is fueling an urgency within the administration to take more aggressive steps against the terrorist groups operating in North and West Africa.
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

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