Nigeriens divided on U.S.’ presence

Drone base rising as hub in terror

Posted: April 24, 2018 at 3:25 a.m.
Updated: April 24, 2018 at 3:25 a.m.

AGADEZ, Niger -- On the scorching edge of the Sahara Desert, the U.S. Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the newest front in America's battle against the growing extremist threat in Africa's vast Sahel region.

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