Military finds multiple failures led to deadly Niger ambush


    Members of the media raised their hands as they asked questions of, from left, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Robert S. Karem, Marine Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander, U.S. Africa Command, and Army Maj. Gen. Roger L. Cloutier, chief of staff, U.S. Africa Command, and lead investigating officer, at the Pentagon, today.

WASHINGTON >> Multiple failures led up to the deadly Niger attack last October, but top military leaders said today that none directly caused the overwhelming enemy ambush that killed four American service members and sent others fighting and running for their lives.