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Niger and the Agadez Drone Base for targeted murder.

l searched SC to see if we had any Niger posts. One is a 31July 05 "Niger humanitary crisis". The other, is a 26Oct06 thread entitled "Niger Expels Arabs" [to go into Chad, now on the no-fly list] which unfortunately the thread had to be CLOSED because of an onslaught of racist comments. Yet, this OP shows the origin of Niger's "localist" lsIamic groups -ex Boko Haram from Nigerria.

After the four US service personnel were killed while on a capture/kill mission with national troops under Title 10 U.S.C., the news Thursday said there was a base in Niger.

https://theintercept.com/2016/09/29/u-s-military-is-building-a-100-million-drone-base-in-africa/  although another report says FRANCE is paying for it:  http://www.businessinsider.com/us-military-building-a-100-million-drone-base-in-niger-2016-9 

An academic study of AFRICOM from a geographic perspective see abstract: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14650045.2016.1160060 

Also, there is: "A Guide to the Pentagon's Shadowy Network of Bases ln Africa" in "The Drive"  http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/8008/a-guide-to-the-pentagons-shadowy-network-of-bases-in-africa 

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