Post Exclusive: U.S. expands secret intelligence operations in Africa

Wednesday, 13 June 2012 by Irwan K Ch
The Washington PostWednesday, June 13, 2012 10:10:30 PM
POST EXCLUSIVE

U.S. expands secret intelligence operations in Africa


The U.S. military is expanding its secret intelligence operations across Africa, establishing a network of small air bases to spy on terrorist hideouts from the fringes of the Sahara to jungle terrain along the equator, according to documents and people involved in the project.

At the heart of the surveillance operations are small, unarmed turboprop aircraft disguised as private planes.


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