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Pentagon setting up drone base in Africa to track Boko Haram fighters – The Washington Post

Pentagon setting up drone base in Africa to track Boko Haram fighters – The Washington Post

The White House announced Wednesday that it is deploying 300 U.S. troops to Africa to set up a drone base to track fighters from Boko Haram, the network of Islamist extremists that has destabilized Nigeria and neighboring countries during a long and bloody uprising.

The U.S. forces will be based just to the east of Nigeria in Cameroon…

Source: Pentagon setting up drone base in Africa to track Boko Haram fighters – The Washington Post