January 29, 2013

U.S. Plans Base for Drones in North Africa

Eric Schmitt, New York Times

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The United States military is preparing to establish a drone base in northwest Africa so that it can increase surveillance missions on the local affiliate of Al Qaeda and other Islamist extremist groups that American and other Western officials say pose a growing menace to the region.

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TAGGED: North Africa, Drones, U.S. military

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