Pentagon looks at stepped-up Africa role to counter Islamic State

By |oktober 24th, 2017|AFRICOM, Burkina Faso, Chad, Islamic State, Jim Mattis, Joseph Dunford, Mali, Mauritania, News, Niger, Operation Barkhane, Syrian war|

The United States is considering a stepped-up military presence in Africa to pursue Islamic State group jihadists looking for new havens after the fall of their "caliphate," American officials say.