The ripple results of the coup in Niger | EUROtoday

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For greater than a decade, the U.S. navy presence in Niger has enabled U.S. intelligence gathering, monitoring and help to Niger, as it really works to comprise extremist teams.

After final yr’s coup, many Nigeriens help their nation’s new management, hoping they will higher struggle violence from these teams. But discussions between the United States and Niger’s navy junta have damaged down.

Today on “Post Reports,” West Africa bureau chief Rachel Chason shares what she discovered in an unique interview with Niger’s prime minister, Ali Mahaman Lamine Zeine, and what this might all imply for Nigerien and American nationwide safety pursuits.

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Today’s present was produced by Elana Gordon. It was edited by Ted Muldoon and Lucy Perkins and combined by Sean Carter.

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