New Conflict in Africa: ECOWAS Armed Forces Consider Military Operation Following Coup in Niger

In a dramatic development in Africa, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS or CEDEAO Communauté Économique des États de l’Afrique de l’Ouest) has threatened Niger with international military intervention following the coup d’Etat on July 26, 2023, orchestrated by General Abdourahamane Tiani, who deposed the elected president, Mohamed Bazoum. Read full Defense News at this link …

Niger Special Forces Soldier pulls security and maintains situational awareness during tactical urban terrain movement training at Flintlock 2022 near Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, Feb. 26, 2022. (Picture source U.S. DoD)

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