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Pentagon ends reviews of Niger ambush

Jun 07, 2019 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon announced it has concluded its reviews of a 2017 ambush that left four U.S. soldiers dead in the African nation of Niger and said it has found the discipline it meted out to be adequate.

Last week, Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan accepted that conclusion, which was the result of a monthlong review conducted by four-star Army Gen. Robert Brown that did not go beyond the scope of the initial investigation conducted by Special Operations Africa Comman...