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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Somalia Targets al-Shabaab’s Revenue Streams

ADF STAFF Somalia’s Deputy Minister of Information, Abdirahman Yusuf Al-adala, recently gave a startling update on the country’s war against the powerful and deeply embedded al-Qaida-linked extremist insurgency it has fought since 2006.…

Arrests Show the Global Reach of Cyber Gangs

ADF STAFF The COVID-19 pandemic helped to accelerate the growth of digital technology across Africa, but it also led to an explosion of internet-related crime. The arrests in September of 75 members of Nigeria’s Black Axe criminal…

Flying Money, Stolen Wealth

ADF STAFF Namibian tax authorities made a shocking discovery in 2017. Millions of dollars were leaving the country for China, but only a fraction was taxed.  The scheme was uncovered when Chinese businessman Jack Huang was arrested on…