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Pentagon: ‘Systemic Issues’ and ‘Multiple Failures’ Led to Niger Ambush

The Pentagon on Thursday released its final report on the ambush in Niger that killed four U.S. troops on October 4, 2017. The report cited “systemic issues” including insufficient training and confusion about mission objectives, specifically the decision by the team to pursue a high-value Islamic State target without obtaining proper command approval.

Marine Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander, U.S. Africa Command, center, with Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Robert S. Karem, left, and Army Maj. Gen. Roger L. Cloutier, right, chief of staff, U.S. Africa Command, and lead investigating officer, brief members of the media at the Pentagon, Thursday, …

Exclusive – Tancredo: ‘Rock Star’ Frederica Wilson Riding the Wave of Media’s Trump Derangement Syndrome

The line between real news and fake news is quickly blurred when the media decide to double down on the investment in an anti-Trump meme. Such is the case with the media’s investment in a Florida congresswoman’s attacks on President Trump for his call to the grieving widow of Army special forces Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed October 4 in the west African nation of Niger.

MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 15: Celebration for Liberty City's Organizing Office Opening with Senator Tim Kaine and Pusha T in the parking lot of the Carrie P. Meek Entrepreneurial Education Center at Miami Dade College North Campus on October 15, 2016 in Miami , Florida. People: U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson …