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US Pledges $60M for Sahel Counterterror Force

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The United States has pledged up to $60 million to support counterterrorism efforts by nations in Africa's Sahel region.The funding, announced Monday by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, will support the Group of Five Sahel Joint Task Force, a military unit set up by Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger earlier this year."Defeating terrorism depends on making sure terrorist organization cannot have safe havens on any continent," Tillerson said. "This...

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