U.S. Army Brig. Gen. James B. Linder, commander of Special Operations Command Africa, and Col. Mounkaila Sofiani, commander of Niger Army’s Regional 5th Zone, are interviewed by Reuters reporter David Lewis in Diffa, Niger, March 8, 2014. Linder visited the training sites to observe and learn of their progress during Exercise Flintlock 2014. Flintlock exercises began in 2005 and have grown to become a global endeavor spanning multiple countries, languages and cultures. Flintlock is an African planned, coordinated and executed multi-lateral exercise that seeks to further the training and counterterrorism capabilities and proficiencies of participating nations across the Trans-Sahara region, while fostering collaborative communication and coordination skills. (Photo by U.S. Navy Lt.j.g. Amy Forsythe, U.S. Africa Command.)
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