US Troops Ambushed in Niger, Pentagon Confirms

Source: McGarry U.S. and coalition troops were ambushed in Niger, the U.S. Defense Department confirmed on Wednesday evening. U.S. Africa Command didn’t immediately confirm a New York Times report that three Green Berets were killed and two wounded in the attack. But the command said a joint U.S. and Nigerien patrol came under hostile fire in the Read more »

Counterterrorism Tactics used at Dakota Access Pipeline against Water Protectors

According to The Intercept, an international mercenary and security firm known as Tiger Swan colluded with the police in opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline protestors with military-style counterterrorism measures. Internal documents obtained by The Intercept reveal the collaboration between local police forces, the Pipeline Company, and defense contractors. The defense contractors currently helping to execute Read more »