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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Understanding the Mission, Terrain and Enemy

Maj. Gen. Ibrahim of the Nigerian Army has a military career that spans more than 35 years. He holds a master’s degree in strategic studies from the University of Ibadan and has participated in international peace support operations in…

Sudan ‘Powder Keg’ Threatens Region

ADF STAFF The sounds of airstrikes, artillery and small-arms fire reverberate through the streets of Khartoum and Omdurman on opposite sides of the Nile as war persists in Sudan with no end in sight. The Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF),…