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.

Africa Looks Within for Vaccine Solutions

ADF STAFF As African countries compete for access to vaccines in the global marketplace, there is an increasing emphasis on the need for self-reliance. “Africa needs to be able to meet its own needs for vaccines,” Dr. Tedros Adhanom…

Senegal’s Foresight Led to COVID-19 Success

ADF STAFF Hours before the Pasteur Institute in Dakar confirmed Senegal’s first case of COVID-19 on March 2, 2020, President Macky Sall was 1 kilometer away at the Presidential Palace, meeting with health officials to complete the…

Viewpoint

U.S. Africa Command Staff As COVID-19 swept the globe in 2020, security professionals were called on to perform new duties. They enforced quarantines, patrolled streets, guarded hospitals and transported lifesaving medical gear. While…