PBS NewsHour

What U.S. forces are doing in Niger, site of deadly ambush

Clip: 10/05/2017 | 5m 11s

Three U.S. special forces soldiers were killed and two more injured on Wednesday while on a training mission with the military of Niger. The soldiers were reportedly caught in an ambush not far from the Malian border, where al-Qaida and Islamic State militants have been active. Judy Woodruff learns more from Peter Pham of the Atlantic Council.

Aired: 10/05/17

Rating: NR

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