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US looking to send special forces advisers to help in Boko Haram fight – Africa – Stripes

US looking to send special forces advisers to help in Boko Haram fight – Africa – Stripes

U.S. Special Operations Command Africa wants to send dozens of troops near the front lines in Nigeria’s fight against the West African militant group Boko Haram, where they would function as noncombat advisers to government forces, The New York Times reported Friday.

The deployment would send U.S. troops “hundreds of miles closer” to the fight being waged by the Nigerian military…

Source: US looking to send special forces advisers to help in Boko Haram fight – Africa – Stripes