January 5, 2017 4 min to read

US Special Operations troop deployments in Africa surged in 2016

Category : War & Terrorism

At the close of 2016, Africa saw a dramatic surge in the number of US Special Operation forces deployed across the continent. Since 2006, the US military has increased its operations in Africa from just 1 percent of overall global Special Operations to more than 17 percent. The rate at which troops have been surged on to the continen...