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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First T-6C Trainers Arrive in Tunisia

DEFENCEWEB Tunisia’s Air Force has taken delivery of eight Beechcraft T-6C Texan II trainer airplanes from the United States. Tunisian Pilots began training on the planes at Textron Aviation Defence facilities in Wichita, Kansas, in…

Roadblocks to Respectability

ADF STAFF For a nation’s military to be ethical and effective, it must adhere to certain objective standards. Chief among those is its willingness to be subjected to civilian rule. That has not always been the case with African…

Letting Democracy Bloom

ADF STAFF Arab Spring protests swept across North Africa and the Middle East in the early 2010s as citizens rose up in the face of years of autocratic rule. The protests produced a range of results, from the lasting chaos in Libya to a…