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France, West African leaders discuss fighting extremism
French and West African heads of state began a two-day summit Monday on the fight against Islamic extremists in Africa’s Sahel region.
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Special operations forces kick off international exercise in the Sahel, the ‘tinderbox of terrorist activity’
The U.S. and 30 other countries will have an opportunity to hone their intelligence-sharing skills at Flintlock, an annual military exercise that gets underway Feb. 17.
18 years after Sept. 11, the terror threat remains
With their continuing aspirations to attack U.S. interests, countering violent extremist organizations in Africa remains vital to our national security.
By Col. Chris Karns
Marine Raider who earned Silver Star for heroism during Mali hotel attack now on Capitol Hill
Marine Raider Master Sgt. Jarad Stout was awarded the Silver Star for his heroic actions in rescuing hostages during the 2015 terrorist attack on the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali.
By Shawn Snow