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.
The East African Community (EAC) is preparing to create a counterterrorism center to help coordinate the region’s response in the event of an attack.
The center still is in the early planning stage, but the six-nation…
With piracy increasing in the waters off West Africa, Nigeria launched its Deep Blue Project, a multipronged approach to confronting crime in the Gulf of Guinea.
The $195 million effort brings together a mix of ships,…
The Kenya Defence Forces’ National Defence College has received a charter to become a full-fledged university. The upgrade will let it offer graduate and postgraduate training to local and foreign military and civilian leaders…
There was a thunderous blast, flames shot into the sky and a dark cloud of smoke formed over a tree line near a military base in Equatorial Guinea.
Then came another explosion. And another.
More than 100 people were…
STORY AND PHOTO BY SENIOR AIRMAN TAYLOR DAVIS/U.S. AIR FORCE
Modern security partnerships rely on the ability to collect, store and share information safely.
Improving information security and interoperability was the goal of a…
Nigerien police seized a record 17 metric tons of cannabis resin worth about
$37 million in a shipment originating in Lebanon and bound for Libya, the nation’s anti-drug trafficking agency said.
The drugs had…