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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Morocco Supports Ukraine With Tank Sale

ADF STAFF Morocco will become the first African nation to offer military support to Ukraine with the sale of T-72 tanks. Under the deal, the United States and Netherlands will buy 90 T-72B main battle tanks from Morocco with an option to…

Power Play

ADF STAFF AsRussian armored personnel carriers and tanks trundled into Ukraine carrying more than 100,000 conscripts, Sudanese Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, known as Hemedti, was meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in…

Wagner Group Plundering CAR Diamonds

ADF STAFF New reporting is showing how Russia uses its Wagner Group mercenaries to extract diamonds from the Central African Republic (CAR). Research published in December 2022 by Belgian newspaper De Standaard, the media network European…