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.
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Ensuring Security Among Neighbors

President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana spoke to Soldiers of the Botswana Defence Force at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport in Gaborone on July 26, 2021, as they prepared to leave for service in the Southern African Development…

‘Significant Challenges Remain’

Brig. Gen. Oumarou Namata of Niger, the departing commander of the G5 Sahel Joint Force, spoke during a ceremony in Bamako, Mali, on July 30, 2021, as he handed over command to Division Gen. Oumar Bikimo of Chad. His remarks, originally…

An Opportunity From Crisis

Issimail Chanfi, permanent representative of Comoros to the United Nations, spoke during the Africa Dialogue Series 2021 on May 28, 2021. The U.N.’s Office of the Special Adviser on Africa sponsored the event. The theme of the series was…

‘Do Not Drop Your Guard’

Dr. Monica Juma is Kenya’s cabinet secretary for defence. She delivered this message to Kenyan troops serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on October 14, 2020, in commemoration of Kenya Defence Forces Day. Her…