US considers pulling troops from West Africa: report

US considers pulling troops from West Africa: reportThe Pentagon is looking into reducing or even withdrawing US troops from West Africa, part of a worldwide redeployment of military forces, the New York Times reported Tuesday. There are between 6,000 and 7,000 US troops in Africa, mainly in West Africa but also in places like Somalia. The US presence includes military trainers as well as a recently built $ 110 million drone base in Niger, the Times said.



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