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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Morocco Touts Counterterrorism Success

ADF STAFF May 16, 2003, is etched in the minds of many Moroccans. It was the day that five coordinated suicide bombings killed 43 people in Casablanca and shattered the security of a nation. Ten days later, Parliament passed stringent…

Open Records Help Combat Illegal Fishing

ADF STAFF Illegal fishing robs nations of natural wealth and leads to food insecurity, but African countries have the tools to fight back. The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) issued a report detailing ways countries can combat…

Boko Haram Continues to Recruit Children

ADF STAFF With shots ringing out in the dead of night, a group of villagers and refugees were running away from a camp for displaced people when they saw a young girl in pain on the ground. They asked her to join them. She refused.…