Ex-Africom Commander: Niger Would Have Allowed Armed UAV Basing
John M. DoyleAugust 05, 2013
The former chief of U.S. Africa Command (Africom) says Niger was willing to allow armed, as well as unarmed, U.S. unmanned aircraft to fly over neighboring Mali from an airfield in the North West African country but the request was not approved by higher U.S. authorities. Army Gen. Carter Ham (ret.)...
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