Thomas L. Friedman Connects The Dots Between President Trump And Niger

Unwise planning to say the least.

Gronda Morin

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The republican Donald Trump does not have a comprehensive, coherent policy based on facts for effectively dealing with terrorist groups like ISIS in the Middle East and Boko Haram in Niger.

For Starters, risks to military and civilians increased in Niger after the Chadian military left Niger soon after the republican President Donald J. Trump placed Chad on the US travel ban around September 24, 2017, despite the absence of  DOD, US State Department, and an array of foreign policy experts approvals. It turns out that Chadian soldiers who are reputed to be the most competent fighters in the region were the ones who had been keeping militant groups like Boko Haram at bay in Niger. In short, any military personnel traveling in Niger needed to be better prepared to face militants that were no longer contained.

As a matter of…

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