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Strategic Africa: Why The U.S. And Europe Are Sending In The...

AFRICANGLOBE - In the U.S. military's remarkably globalized world staff, officers deep in a special headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, are organizing training missions over three continents all dedicated to one special place— Africa. What's striking is that this far-flung and little noticed U.S. Africa Command —​ AFRICOM as it's called — has been on a roll at a time when the Pentagon is undergoing a big downsizing.

Africom Steps Up ‘Sustained Engagement’ Within Africa

A stepped-up role for the American military, which has been the subject of widespread discussion and debate since the establishment of the U.S. Africa...

U.S. Military Suggests Al-Qaeda-Boko Haram Coordination

AFRICANGLOBE - U.S. Africa Command's top military officer detailed existing and emerging threats from extremist organizations on the continent in a speech at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies in Washington, D.C, June 25, 2012. Army General Carter F. Ham also explained the U.S. presence in Africa and AFRICOM initiatives based on the new U.S. defense strategic guidance.