American troops are in Niger because the US didn’t listen to a wise African leader who wanted to stomp out regional jihadists before they became a real problem.
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J. Michael Waller
Dr. J. Michael Waller has been a scholar-practitioner in public diplomacy, political warfare, and information operations in support of US foreign and military policy for more than 25 years. As a Washington-based policy analyst, he has been a critic of U.S. funding of Russia’s military space industry since 1994. He was a member of the staff of the US House of Representatives and the US Senate, served on the White House Task Force on Central America, was an operative for members of the White House Active Measures Working Group, and has been a consultant to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the US Information Agency, the US Agency for International Development, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the US Army, and the US Special Operations Command. In 2006 he received a citation from the Director of the FBI for “exceptional service in the public interest.” He has designed and conducted specialized training courses for the US military and civilian agencies.
Russian intelligence targeted Hillary Clinton before she became secretary of state in 2009, FBI documents show.
International community organizers are targeting American companies worldwide for shutdown. Those companies can no longer presume the State Department will help. In some cases, American diplomats are actively allied with local anti-business movements.
Last year, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s security council publicly raised the idea of cutting off America’s military and spy satellite program at the knees.