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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A Force Reformed

ADF STAFF When eight pirates attacked the fishing vessels Aliman and Shenghai-2 off Sierra Leone’s coast, perhaps they thought they would kidnap crew members and extort ransoms for a hefty payday. Maybe they thought one or both of the…

Uganda Employs COVID-19 Lessons in Ebola Response

ADF STAFF Maliko Sempewo’s wife and son are among more than 140 people who have died from Ebola since the virus appeared in Uganda in September. “They said that we must be under surveillance for at least 21 days,” Sempewo told Deutsche…