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Nigerian Military Rejects American Claim About Chibok Girls

AFRICANGLOBE - The role of America in Nigerian security situation is becoming dangerous. Do you know that the only Battalion that has mutinied continuously...highly indiscipline and rebellious in this ongoing counter-insurgency efforts are the ones trained by the Americans.

In Liberia, Disappointment At U.S. Military’s Planned Ebola Response

AFRICANGLOBE - When President Barack Obama spoke about the U.S. military helping combat the Ebola epidemic this past Sunday, Tim Flanigan, an American clinician working in Monrovia, says he was “ecstatic.” It was exactly what many of the people leading the Ebola effort in Liberia, the hardest hit country, had been hoping for. But that joy turned to dismay the next day, when Flanigan learned the details of the Pentagon’s plans.

The Racial Crisis In American Society

AFRICANGLOBE - “The shooting of Michael Brown did not come out of the blue. Let’s not beat about the bush here. It came about through a deepening culture of unaccountable racism. And it’s not just about police racism. Obviously in Ferguson we’re looking at years of police repression targeted largely at Black people, but it goes deeper than that.”

America To Build Ebola Hospital In Liberia — Not For Liberians...

AFRICANGLOBE - The $22-million, 25-bed field hospital the Pentagon has pledged to build in Liberia to combat the Ebola epidemic is being set up “to treat health care workers,” NOT LIBERIANS a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.

Pentagon To Open Second Drone Base In Niger Expand Operations In...

AFRICANGLOBE - The Pentagon is preparing to open a drone base in one of the remotest places in Africa: an ancient caravan crossroads in the middle of the Sahara. After months of negotiations, the government of Niger, a landlocked West African nation, has authorized the U.S. military to fly unarmed drones from the mud-walled desert city of Agadez, according to Nigerien and U.S. officials.

U.S. Planes Resume Bombing Runs In Iraq

AFRICANGLOBE - U.S. jet fighters hit Islamic State artillery positions in northern Iraq on Friday, the first of what is expected to be a series of American strikes meant to halt the Sunni extremist advance on the Kurdish capital of Erbil, the Pentagon said.

Growing CIA And Pentagon Involvement In Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Today when Africa is being deemed as a rapidly growing continent economically, AFRICOM, NATO, EUFOR, the Israeli Defense Forces and the French Armed Forces are increasing their interventionist policies throughout the region.

U.S. Sending Aircraft, More Troops To Uganda

AFRICANGLOBE - The Pentagon said Monday that it is stepping up the search for fugitive rebel leader Joseph Kony in Central Africa, deploying 150 Air Force special operations troops and four tilt-rotor transport planes to Uganda to help with the manhunt.

Pentagon to Expand its Kenya, Djibouti Military Bases

AFRICANGLOBE - The Pentagon is responding to the increasing security threat in East Africa by strengthening military bases in Kenya and Djibouti. “The partnership works this way: The United States and its partners provide the expertise and money; Africans provide the fighters.”

U.S. Military Investing Heavily In Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - The Pentagon has begun a burst of spending in Africa, expanding its main base on the continent and investing in air facilities, flight services, telecommunications and electrical upgrades as the U.S. military deepens its footprint in the region.

President Obama Halts Delivery of F-16 Fighter Jets to Egypt

AFRICANGLOBE - President Barack Obama has delayed the delivery of four U.S. F-16 fighter jets to Egypt because of the country’s political unrest, officials said Wednesday - reversing earlier assurances from the Pentagon. Pentagon spokesman George Little said the U.S. no longer believes it is "appropriate to move forward with the delivery" of the jets.

A Secret Army of Mercenaries for the Middle East and North...

This secret army of mercenaries, which is slated to be used not only in the Emirates but throughout the Middle East and North Africa, was created by Erik Prince, a former member of Navy SEALS who in 1997 founded Blackwater