Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tag: Africom

With Mounting Pressure to Disinvite Obama to...

Former President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak at an event in South Africa in honor of the late Nelson Mandela in July. There...

New Drone Base in Niger Becomes the...

AGADEZ, Niger (AP) — On the scorching edge of the Sahara Desert, the U.S. Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the...

“Ghana First:” US military Deal Erupts Into...

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Rallying behind the slogan of "Ghana First," thousands of people in the West African nation have protested a new defense...

Death of U.S. Soldier in Niger Thrusts...

The death of Sgt. La David Johnson and three other Green Berets in Niger, and Trump’s insistence to Johnson’s pregnant widow that “he knew...

Fight Terrorism Or Control Resources: What’s the Real Reason...

Although the Trump administration has not expressed much of an interest in Africa, the U.S. has an increased presence in the continent. As China...

AFRICOM’s Oily Skin: Why the U.S. Still...

With the recent United Nations Security Council's adoption of resolution 2349 condemning terrorism and encouraging military cooperation in Africa’s Lake Chad Basin, an international spotlight will...

Africa is Now Front and Center For...

 The Pentagon has begun a burst of spending in Africa, expanding its main base on the continent and investing in air facilities, flight services,...

US Military Presence in Africa Expanding

U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Africa will emphasize Washington's expanding economic and commercial engagements with the continent. At the same time, the U.S....