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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Chadian Rebels Fuel Fears of Sudan Spillover

ADF STAFF If the conflict in Sudan continues to escalate, experts say the fighting could spread over the porous Chadian border to the west. Mucahid Durmaz, senior analyst at risk intelligence firm Verisk Maplecroft, believes Chadian…

MNJTF Sees Boko Haram’s Defeat on Horizon

ADF STAFF With the handover of command of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), leaders hope to continue the momentum against the extremist group Boko Haram. But observers warn that other groups in the region might prove harder to…

Wagner Group Targets Chad for Sahel Expansion

ADF STAFF In its ongoing attempt to expand across the Sahel, Russia’s Wagner Group may choose Chad as its next target. Unlike other Sahelian countries, which have invited Wagner mercenaries, Chad could be Wagner’s first attempt at…