June 1, 2018Niger
The name of the organization conjures association with the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, but caution is required. Evidence that the Islamic State of the Greater Sahara is somehow an extension of the Islamic State in the Middle East or even in Libya is sparse.
November 6, 2017Niger
An attack on Green Berets in southwest Niger has reignited a debate over U.S. policy in the region that stretches back decades.
October 20, 2017Niger
The American military presence in Niger is attracting increasing attention in the United States following an ambush that killed four American soldiers. The tone of President Donald Trump’s condolence…
March 7, 2012Iran
"Hamas rules out military support for Iran in any war with Israel," reads a headline in London’s Guardian newspaper. The statements by Hamas leaders that they "would not get involved" and are "not p…