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Mike Pompeo starts tour of Africa

1 month ago   |   By Politico

DAKAR, Senegal - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the Trump administration is working to determine what level of American military forces is needed in West Africa to counter the rise of extremist violence in the region.
Speaking at the end of his visit to Senegal, Pompeo said he discussed the issue of the U.S. military presence in West Africa with President Macky Sall amid reports that the Trump administration intends to reduce troops in Africa.
“We did have a lot of conversation about security issues here, about America's role in those. We've made it clear that the Department of...
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