A War of Words

A War of Words

Countering extremism online requires credibility and persistence ADF STAFF It is a heated battle in which emotions run high and shots fly back and forth. But…

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Good Money, Bad Outcomes

Good Money, Bad Outcomes

Charities and Nonprofits Can Be Co-opted to Fund Terrorism, So Vigilance and Monitoring Are Crucial ADF STAFF About 10:30 a.m. Nairobi time on August 7, 1998, a…

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Radio Networks

Radio Networks

Early Warning Systems Help with Alerts, Defections These days, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) can scarcely make a move without it being documented and passed…

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Cuffing Terror

Cuffing Terror

Africa’s Police Are on the Front Lines of the Fight Against Extremism ADF STAFF Photos by Reuters Fighting terror goes beyond military confrontations and high-profile missions…

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Terror Turns Outward

Terror Turns Outward

After Setbacks in Somalia, al-Shabaab Militants Stage High-Profile Attacks in Neighboring Countries ADF STAFF As al-Shabaab terrorists stalked through Nairobi’s Westgate Shopping Mall, Faith Wambua…

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Prevent Prepare Respond Recover Repeat

Prevent Prepare Respond Recover Repeat

Understanding the Cycles of Emergency Management Can Lessen the Impact of Disasters ADF STAFF Malawi’s hunger season lasts from August through March, and it has…

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Linked by Lifelines

Linked by Lifelines

Mobile phones and websites offer affordable options to keep information flowing before and after disaster ADF STAFF Catastrophe struck Kenya in late 2007 and early…

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Centers are Critical in Crisis Response

Centers are Critical in Crisis Response

Uganda’s National Emergency Coordination and Operations Centre Offers a Model ADF STAFF In July 2013, three earthquakes shook Uganda’s Lake Albert region. The tremors caused…

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A Conversation with the Exercise Commander

A Conversation with the Exercise Commander

Brig. Gen. Lawrence Smith is the general officer commanding the 43rd South African Brigade of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF). He is a…

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Steel Sharpens Steel

Steel Sharpens Steel

Joint Training at Shared Accord 13 Strengthens Two Infantries Before daybreak, a convoy of vehicles bumped down a dirt track pocked with deep ruts and…

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