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Muammar Gaddafi

In an audio message Thursday, deposed Libyan Muammar al-Gaddafi dismissed speculation that he fled south to neighboring Niger as lies and psychological warfare. Read more»

Senegalese Special Forces soldiers conduct close-quarter battle drills with U.S. Special Operations Forces advisors during a military training engagement on May 11 in Bamako, Mali, as part of Exercise Flintlock 10.

Meet Cmdr. Alou Ongoiba's special forces company of 40 men in mismatched uniforms and doo-rags sheared from actual rags — soldiers charged with scattering terrorists from the bleak Malian badlands that begin about 600 miles northeast of this practice battlefield. Read more»