It’s a good thing the Obama administration isn’t involved in the global war on terror anymore. Otherwise, we would have American special forces waging all kinds of clandestine operations and wars in places like Mali.
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Three American commandos were killed in an April 20 incident when their car skidded off the road and into the Niger River in Bamoko, the capital of Mali:
The military’s Africa Command, which oversees operations on the continent, said the three service members killed were among “a small number of personnel” who had been aiding the Malian military before the coup and had remained in the country to “provide assistance to the U.S. Embassy” and “maintain situational awareness on the unfolding events.”