Four US soliders where killed along with Five Nigerian soliders in a ambush in that country…..
A months-long investigation into a disastrous U.S. Special Operations mission in Niger found that ‘‘individual, organizational and institutional failures and deficiencies’’ contributed to an operation that spiraled out of control and led to U.S. soldiers being overrun, but senior U.S. commanders have decided that no one should face significant discipline.
The Pentagon released an eight-page summary report Thursday, withholding thousands of pages of witness statements, maps and other documents and a longer report of about 180 pages. The U.S. military often releases those materials at the conclusion of a military investigation, but said it is still working to declassify additional information.
The Pentagon also released a 10-minute video re-creation of the battle, but withheld a longer unclassified re-creation shown to family members and members of Congress this month….