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VICE News Tonight on HBO

The Real Consequences of Pulling U.S. Troops out of Africa

ISIS-linked groups have stepped up their activity since the Tongo Tongo ambush that left four U.S. Green Berets dead
Benjamin Foley
Cassandra Vinograd
Seb Walker
5.3.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

How Niger is giving a second chance to Africa’s most threatened giraffe subspecies

The plight of the giraffe has been called a "silent extinction," but the third-poorest country on earth has managed to buck the trend.
Cassandra Vinograd
Seb Walker
Angad Singh
2.16.19
Niger

Senators shocked by "explosive" new classified information on deadly Niger mission

The deadly Niger operation that killed four American soldiers last October was not legally authorized and the service members had not been trained to complete it, Sen. Tim Kaine said Wednesday.
Alexa Liautaud
5.9.18
MILITARY

White House acknowledges the U.S. is at war in seven countries

“It is important to remember that terrorism is a tactic, and we’ve been devising a strategy to counteract a tactic, while failing to address many of the reasons why the tactic is used in the first place.”
Alexa Liautaud
3.15.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Why the U.S. is fighting terror organizations in Africa

VICE News examines the debate over U.S. military presence in Africa, following the ambush of four U.S. soldiers in Niger last October.
VICE News
3.13.18
MILITARY

U.S. military presence in Africa grew again, but "we're not at war," top U.S. commander says

Gen. Waldhauser said the majority of these U.S. personnel were concentrated in two areas: in the East Africa region — namely in Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia — and in the west of the continent.
Alexa Liautaud
3.6.18
Premieres

Bombino, the World's Best Guitarist™, Shares New Song "Tehigren"

The international star announces a new record called 'Deran' on May 18 via Partisan Records.
Zachary Lipez
3.6.18
gold rush

Niger's Gold Rush Has Turned Bandits into Barons

But, after being granted rare access to northern Niger's goldfields, we saw how the vast majority of workers aren't benefitting nearly as much as them.
Peter Tinti
1.11.18
Niger Attack

Mother of U.S. soldier killed in Niger accuses Pentagon of lying

"To be told seven different stories, it really hurts me."
Alexa Liautaud
12.19.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Pentagon wants armed drones in Niger, Trump "proud" of the "fake news thing," energy company apologizes to Puerto Rican mayor, and more.
VICE Staff
10.26.17
fallen soldiers

How Trump’s feud over fallen soldiers spiraled out of control

Here's how we got here.
Rex Santus
Gabrielle Bluestone
10.21.17
trump tracker

Donald Trump's highly abnormal presidency: the week of Oct. 16

Like, for instance, a lawyer who's represented polluters has been acting as an adviser to Scott Pruitt.
VICE News
10.20.17
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