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The Crossroads of Special Operations

Friday, April 16, 2021

Is It Time for AFRICOM to Get Its Own Troops? | Defense One

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A key Republican senator thinks so, and is pushing to send one of the U.S. Army’s new advising brigades there.

When four U.S. soldiers were killed in the west African country of Niger last year, many in the American public — and even some lawmakers who serve on foreign-policy committees — were surprised to discover the United States had troops there. In fact, more than 6,000 American troops are currently scattered across the African continent. None, however, are permanently assigned to U.S. Africa Command.

Sen. Jim Inhofe, the Oklahoma Republican who leads the Senate Armed Services Committee in Sen. John McCain’s absence, says it’s time for that to change. And Inhofe has an idea of who should be there: one of the Army’s new Security Force Assistance Brigades.

Source: Is It Time for AFRICOM to Get Its Own Troops? | Defense One

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