The US has long had a military role in Africa, but much of it was in the shadows.
In his call with Lavrov, Pompeo also raised the issue of election security, the department said in a statement, as the United States readies for nationwide voting on Nov. 3.
The so-called Ritchie Boys have been celebrated in books and documentaries for their critical contribution to military intelligence during World War II.
“This heinous act caused her blood to be splashed all over the armory room,” the family’s attorney, Natalie Khawam said in the statement to Army Times.
Islamists say they never accepted bounties: ‘We’re nobody’s mercenaries’
After Trump over the weekend said he was not briefed on the matter, the White House said Trump was not "personally" briefed but did not address whether he had received a written report.
Democrats said the report and Trump's denial were the latest evidence of the president’s wish to ignore allegations against Russia and accommodate President Vladimir Putin.
“Melzer allegedly provided... potentially deadly information intending that it be conveyed to jihadist terrorists. As alleged, Melzer was motivated by racism and hatred."