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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From Bullies to Officers and Gentlemen

BY DR. HUMPHREY ASAMOAH AGYEKUM Photos by AFP/GETTY IMAGES In Africa, military interventions in politics are an ever-present threat. In recent years, military forces have staged coups in Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, twice in Burkina Faso…

COVID-19 Weighs Heavily on Youth Empowerment

ADF STAFF In the age of COVID-19, many young Africans are struggling to find employment or education options. According to the United Nations, Africa has the highest youth population in the world, and it is expected to keep rising.…