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Barack Obama Boko Haram Nigerian Schoolgirls Kidnapping

80 US troops in Chad to aid search

21 May, 2014

In a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, President Obama reports that 80 US troops have deployed to Chad as a drone launch-and-recovery team.  The president says they will remain as long as their support in resolving the kidnapping situation is needed.  Other US resources in the area include a Global Hawk drone and the MC-12 Liberty reconnaissance plane.