US says it will return to Chad for talks to keep troops in the country

US troops will return to Chad within a month to discuss changes to the agreement that allows them to remain in the country, a US military commander said on Wednesday. The United States announced last month that it would withdraw most of its roughly 100 troops from Chad after the Chadian government questioned the legality […]

As US pulls troops from Niger and Chad, what happens to counterterrorism?

Niger and Chad are two of the poorest countries on the planet. The first is administered by a military junta that deposed the democratically elected president in July and has been keeping the former head of state and his family in confinement ever since. The latter is basically a family-run enterprise, with the current president, Mahamat Idriss […]

Chad, Niger Kick American Soldiers Out

This week, U.S. troops withdrew from both Niger and Chad, dealing a severe blow to the Biden administration’s African diplomacy and counterterrorism policy. Last Friday, the administration of leftist President Joe Biden announced it would withdraw more than 1,000 U.S. military personnel from Niger. Niger’s civilian government is overthrown A coup in July 2023 placed […]

Humanitarian crisis looms in Chad as refugee camps face funding shortfall

Overcrowded refugee camps in eastern Chad are facing imminent financial depletion, according to the United Nations. The United Nations World Food Program has stated that more than one million people in Chad, including refugees, risk losing access to life-saving aid without funding. The conflict in Sudan has claimed more than 5,000 lives, displaced millions and […]

Ohio judge says Chad Doerman’s confession of killing 3 sons cannot be used

The statement of an Ohio man who confessed to police that he murdered his family can no longer be used in court after a judge ruled that his constitutional rights were violated. In his ruling, Clermont County Prosecuting Judge Richard Ferenc said authorities had properly given Chad Dorman, 33, his Miranda rights, including his right […]

Chad Ruhwedel still waiting to make Rangers debut

PITTSBURGH — Chad Ruhwedel is still waiting to make his Rangers debut. The defenseman, who the Rangers acquired from the Penguins before the deadline in exchange for a 2027 fourth-round pick, has yet to play with his new team, including in a 7-4 win over the Penguins at his old team on Saturday. He participated […]