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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What Does Wagner’s Revolt Mean for Africa?

ADF STAFF Five days after leading a failed uprising against the Russian state, Yevgeny Prigozhin and his top Wagner Group officers sat face-to-face with Russian President Vladimir Putin for a three-hour meeting on June 29. Despite having…

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…

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…