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Niger / US Soldiers Death / The Mission #1117330

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The background to the second mission for the US soldiers in Niger, four of whom were killed in an ambush, reviewed; video {from an military expert on Africa} of an armed militant group in the area, who may have been involved in the ambush; details given about possible CIA involvement in the mission for a "high-value target." [Atlantic Council senior fellow retired Lt. Col. Rudolph ATALLAH†- recounts what these guys said.] [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Joseph DUNFORD†- comments on the mission.] The questions about the unit's preparation for that second mission discussed.

Muir, David;
Ross, Brian

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