Africa Tackles Cyber Security

Africa Tackles Cyber Security

The Electronic Revolution Is Bringing Rapid Change to the Continent, in Good and Bad Ways Dr. Eric Young, George C. Marshall Center Faculty As the electronic…

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Deploying for Peace

Deploying for Peace

Chadian Troops Partner with U.S. and French Trainers to Prepare for Peacekeeping in Mali ADF STAFF When Lt. Col. Jeffrey Powell and his team of…

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A Strong Link in the Chain

A Strong Link in the Chain

Mauritania’s chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces tells ADF how his country seeks to offer stability in a troubled region. During the week…

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Staff Colleges Professionalize Africa’s Militaries

Staff Colleges Professionalize Africa’s Militaries

Nigeria’s College Includes a ‘Think Tank’ for Research ADF STAFF First came battle command, the science of directing and leading armed forces against an enemy….

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The Army of Anger and Hate

The Army of Anger and Hate

Under Pressure, Boko Haram Is Changing Its Tactics ADF STAFF In a neighborhood of mud-brick buildings in Diffa, Niger, young men say there is one…

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Bending the Curve

Bending the Curve

Bringing Peace to Africa’s ‘Arc of Instability’ Will Require Action in the Security Sector and the Halls of Government ADF STAFF The 7,000-kilometer cross-continental journey…

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Preparing for Pandemics

Preparing for Pandemics

Disease Outbreaks Can Quickly Overwhelm Resources, So Strengthening Military and Civilian Ties is Key ADF STAFF A highly contagious disease struck Nigeria in February 2006….

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Into the Terror Sanctuary

Into the Terror Sanctuary

Chad’s intervention in northern Mali offers lessons in resolve and sacrifice ADF STAFF A column of about 100 Chadian light vehicles, mostly Toyota Land Cruisers, left Chad’s…

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Rekindling the Flame

Rekindling the Flame

Lion Rouge Launches a New Era in U.S.-DRC Cooperation ADF STAFF The Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) and the United…

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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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