Africa Defense Forum (ADF) magazine is published quarterly by U.S. Africa Command to provide an international forum for African security professionals. ADF magazine spans all 54 countries of the African continent, with feature articles on topical security issues such as counter terrorism strategies, civil-military relations, professionalism, transnational crime, and all other issues affecting peace, stability, and good governance. The opinions expressed in ADF magazine do not necessarily represent the policies or points of view of U.S. Africa Command or any other U.S. government agency. All articles are written by ADF staff or credited to the appropriate source news agency producing the original material. Print subscriptions are offered free of charge to African security professionals in the languages of English, French, Arabic and Portuguese. Previous magazine editions may be accessed digitally in the Archive section.