Gabon

U.S. Deploys Troops to ‘Protect’ U.S. Diplomatic Assets in D.R. Congo

U.S. troops deployed to the central African nation of Gabon last week in response to prospective violence in neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) remain committed to their mission of protecting American diplomatic assets in the region despite unrest linked to a reportedly failed coup attempt in the Gabonese capital on Monday.

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