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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Sudan Conflict Threatens to Ensnare Neighbors

ADF STAFF As fighting continues in Sudan, it is not just the Sudanese people who are fearful for their future. The entire region is anxiously watching the developments. The mass exodus of refugees and the threat that the conflict could…

Does Peace Have a Chance in Tigray?

ADF STAFF After two years of war in Ethiopia’s north, Tigrayan families reconnected in January and cried tears of joy and grief. “My mother cried when she heard my voice after all these months,” a 42-year-old man in Addis Ababa told…

Ethiopia’s Civil War Escalates Out of Sight

ADF STAFF Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, revealed that he cannot help family members who are starving in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. “I have many relatives there,” he said during an…