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The Hunt: Was the coup in Niger manufactured by Russian operatives?

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Stranded trucks with goods are seen at the border between Nigeria and Niger in Jibia, Nigeria, Monday, Aug. 7, 2023. The West Africa regional bloc's decision to shut borders with Niger in sanctioning the country's coup plotters is affecting businesses and locals in Nigerian towns where economic activities with Nigeriens had boomed for years. (AP Photo/Mohammed Babangida)

In this week’s episode of “The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent JJ Green,” he speaks with retired U.S. General Ben Hodges about why it’s happening and the problems it could cause.


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