After days of anti-government protests in Burkina Faso, which hosts a strategic U.S. military surveillance base, President Blaise Compaore on Saturday fled the country. In his wake, Lt. Col. Isaac Zida stepped in to fill the void.
“Army leadership” unexpectedly decided to quarantine U.S. Army Africa troops as they returned to Italy from a mission in Liberia because they wanted to “reassure both our soldiers and family members,” Maj. Gen. Darryl Williams said by videoconference Tuesday.
Utrecht, Netherlands makes a good bet for lovers of indie music Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 20-23, as the festival known as Le Guess Who? hosts both established bands and up-and-coming acts in 15 venues.