The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/01/05/the-u-s-veteran-who-tried-to-launch-a-coup.html

A U.S. Army veteran and a Texas businessman appeared in federal court Monday charged with a most unusual crime: plotting to overthrow the West African government of Gambia.

Gambia’s president, Jammeh, has denied there was any coup attempt. He called the events last week “an attack by dissidents based in the U.S., Germany, and U.K.,” and pointed to U.S.-made weapons involved in the plot.

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