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To: LUV W

Why are we in Niger?


4 posted on 10/04/2017 7:07:46 PM PDT by sparklite2 (I'm less interested in the rights I have than the liberties I can take.)
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That was my first question. The answer was to help train their troops as they fight Boko Haruum and Al Queada.

They should be brought home now. Should have earlier.


5 posted on 10/04/2017 7:10:24 PM PDT by LUV W (Our troops are the best of the best and we should honor them EVERY day!)
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Why are we in Niger?

Isn't there a lot of uranium there?

13 posted on 10/04/2017 7:39:43 PM PDT by stboz
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Our’s is not to question why...

And all that.

Prayers for the brave men lost...


16 posted on 10/04/2017 7:52:25 PM PDT by EarlyBird (There's a whole lot of winning going on around here!)
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sparklite2 wrote: Why are we in Niger?

That was my first reaction upon reading the disheartening headlines. The next thought was the Pakistani-ISI-Awan-IT-scandal and the suspicion that their access to our nation's most sensitive national security data compromised our soldiers in Yemen back in January.

I haven't found much on the relationship between Niger and Pakistan other than Pakistan has an embassy in Niamey, although Niger does not maintain a permanent embassy in Islamabad.

Then I searched for related news between Niger and Pakistan and came upon this little detail:


32 posted on 10/05/2017 5:08:35 AM PDT by wtd
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Islamic terrorism.


50 posted on 10/05/2017 9:45:09 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Check out "Chaos and Mayhem" at Amazon.com)
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Why are we in Niger?
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Exactly. Get us out of these damn wars/battles we have no business in Mr. Trump. Screw the lying CIA and their BS “intel” and why we need to be in some hell hole like Niger.


53 posted on 10/07/2017 3:28:31 AM PDT by snarkytart
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For the nigers...


54 posted on 10/07/2017 12:55:56 PM PDT by EEGator
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