- Commentary & Analysis
- Special Series
Around 400 US special operations forces are training Somali troops in their fight against the militant group al-Shabaab. About 800 other US servicemembers are based in Niger, where four Green Berets were killed in October. Join MWI for an interdisciplinary panel discussion on the expanding US military role in Africa. Panel participants: Mr. John Melkon, CSCMO; MAJ Ben Griffin, History; MAJ Alex Deep, SOSH; Dr. Jason Warner, Combating Terrorism Center; CPT Enoch Obeng, DSS.