U.S. Senators Raise Concern Over Nigerian Arms Deal
U.S. Senators Cory Booker and Rand Paul have cited multiple incidents in which the Nigerian military had flouted the laws of war, leading to concerns around how these additional weapons would be put to use. The U.S. has agreed to sell high-tech aircraft to Nigeria for its campaign against the armed group Boko Haram.
U.S. Congress, 8 June 2017
Today, U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Rand Paul (R-KY) raised alarms to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson over the planned sale of weaponized aircraft to the Nigerian… Read more »
A-29 Super Tucano (file photo).
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has agreed to sell high-tech aircraft to Nigeria for its campaign against the armed group Boko Haram. Read more »