Problems faced by Chad, etc.
Risks to military and civilians have increased in Niger since the Chad military fighters recently left Niger after the republican President Donald j. Trump placed Chad on the US travel ban around September 24, 2017, despite the majority of foreign policy experts advising him not to do this. It turns out that Chadian soldiers were the ones who had kept militant groups like Boko Haram at bay in Niger. In short, any military personnel traveling in Niger will need to be better protected because of this increased risk.
So the question is, why was Chad placed on the US travel ban by the president’s administration? Is there a relatively easy fix? How quickly can Chad be removed from the US travel ban? What are the other issues besides a special-ordered paper shortage where Chad officials could not produce copy-foolproof passports?
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