Pentagon: Probe of Niger killings likely to come in JanuaryThe Pentagon said Army officials contacted the families this week to give them an idea of when to expect answers to the many questions that have arisen since the soldiers were killed in an ambush Oct. 4.
Beards Explain the World: What are we doing in Niger?Why are we in Niger? The inside scoop from two of our veteran reporters.
Senators to press Tillerson and Mattis on new war authority
US suspects Niger villager betrayed Army troopsThe enemy fighters attacked on motorcycles, carrying rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns, setting off a long and complex battle.
Trump is planning on calling the families of slain soldiers
Yes, past Presidents absolutely reached out to Gold Star families"If you look at President Obama and other presidents, most of them didn't make calls," Trump said in defense of his response to the four soldiers killed in Niger.
President's silence questioned in service member deathsA reporter probed Trump about his lack of public acknowledgement following the death of four American soldiers in Niger.
DoD releases names of Special Forces soldiers killed Wednesday in NigerThree U.S. Army Special Forces were killed and two were wounded in an ambush Wednesday in Niger, according to the New York Times.