What Happened in Niger?
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 669 , Segment 1
Episode: Terrorism in Niger, Narcissistic Bosses, Preserving Gaelic
- Oct 26, 2017 11:00 pm
- 19:10 mins
Guest: John Macfarlane, Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Utah Valley University Pentagon officials say four American soldiers were on a reconnaissance mission with a unit of Nigerien soldiers when they were ambushed and killed by group linked to ISIS. While few in the US public may realize it, Africa is an important battleground in America’s global war on terror. The deaths in Niger shine a spotlight on that, just as major gains are being made against ISIS in the Middle East.