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Pentagon To Open Second Drone Base In Niger Expand Operations In...

AFRICANGLOBE - The Pentagon is preparing to open a drone base in one of the remotest places in Africa: an ancient caravan crossroads in the middle of the Sahara. After months of negotiations, the government of Niger, a landlocked West African nation, has authorized the U.S. military to fly unarmed drones from the mud-walled desert city of Agadez, according to Nigerien and U.S. officials.

Why Washington Is Deploying Against Boko Haram

AFRICANGLOBE - The Pentagon announced on Wednesday that it is dispatching a team of US military advisers to Nigeria to aid the government of president Goodluck Jonathan in rescuing over 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the Muslim terrorist group Boko Haram, which has threatened to sell them into slavery.

U.S. Militarism, Economic Development And Nigeria’s Security

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa’s leading oil-exporting state Nigeria has been designated by the West as Africa's largest economy yet the security situation inside the country is deteriorating. The Pentagon recently concluded naval maneuvers off the coast in the Gulf of Guinea while cooperation on military and intelligence affairs with the United States has reached an unprecedented level.

Pentagon to Expand its Kenya, Djibouti Military Bases

AFRICANGLOBE - The Pentagon is responding to the increasing security threat in East Africa by strengthening military bases in Kenya and Djibouti. “The partnership works this way: The United States and its partners provide the expertise and money; Africans provide the fighters.”

The Pentagon’s Hidden Agenda Is To Make ‘Africans Fight Africans’

The Pentagon is involved in organizing war games in different part of the World. The stated military mandate is national security and the “Global War on Terrorism”. The South African media has reported the holding of military exercises involving the US military and the South African National Defense Force (SANDF).