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'Shrouded in Secrecy': US Soldiers, Drones Proliferate in Niger

Common Dreams - Though "shrouded in secrecy," operations at the new US drone base in the West African country of Niger appear to be in full swing.

According to a new Washington Post investigation of the US military's growing "strategic foothold" in the region and the goings-on at the air base established earlier this year, the skies over Niger and neighboring Mali are already humming with the buzz of US Predator drones.  Read more.

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