A U.S. Army Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha team conducts advanced nighttime marksmanship training at a Nigerien Army range on Sept. 11 along with counterparts from the 1st Expeditionary Forces of Niger. Photo: Department of Defense

Behind the secret U.S. war in Africa

Despite Pentagon assertions, secret programs allow American troops to direct combat raids in Somalia, Kenya, Niger and other African nations

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A U.S. Army Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha team conducts advanced nighttime marksmanship training at a Nigerien Army range on Sept. 11 along with counterparts from the 1st Expeditionary Forces of Niger. Photo: Department of Defense
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