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Saturday, February 23, 2013
Drone Base Established in Niger, Africa
The United States has recently set up a drone base in the country of Niger located in West Africa. Unarmed Predator aircraft will fly from that location to support French-led efforts against insurgents in the country of Mali. Read more in "U.S. Opens Niger Drone Base, Building Africa Presence", The New York Times, February 22, 2013.