Africa Defense Forum
ADF is a professional military magazine published quarterly by U.S. Africa Command to provide an international forum for African security professionals. ADF covers topics such as counter terrorism strategies, security and defense operations, transnational crime, and all other issues affecting peace, stability, and good governance on the African continent.

China Sends Mixed Messages on Wildlife Trade

ADF STAFF In the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, China took action to contain the likely source of the virus — infected wildlife meat sold in its now-infamous wet markets. On January 1, Hubei province health officials closed the…

Nile Dam Generates Regional Strife

ADF STAFF The Nile River is essential to life for many in the 11 countries it passes through. A new dam offers a different type of prosperity for some, but it threatens regional stability. Since Ethiopia announced plans in 2011 to…