Niger: Frequently Asked Questions About the October 2017 Attack on U.S. Soldiers [October 27, 2017] [open pdf - 843KB]
"A deadly attack on U.S. soldiers in Niger and their local counterparts on October 4, 2017, has prompted many questions from Members of Congress about the incident. It has also highlighted a range of broader issues for Congress pertaining to oversight and authorization of U.S. military deployments, evolving U.S. global counterterrorism activities and strategy, interagency security assistance and cooperation efforts, and U.S. engagement with countries historically considered peripheral to core U.S. national security interests."
CRS Report for Congress, R44995
Federation of American Scientists: http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/index.html