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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African Leaders, Experts Question Travel Bans

ADF STAFF It was no coincidence that South African President Cyril Ramaphosa had just boarded an airplane when he delivered a forceful rejection of recent COVID-19-related travel bans. His country was the first to alert the world to a…

Conflicts Impede War on COVID-19

ADF STAFF Based in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, Dr. John Nkengasong works near one of the world’s deadliest conflicts. Despite a national state of emergency, the fighting has not impacted the day-to-day operations of the Africa…