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If Africa really is “a country” …

From a reader: If Africa really is “a country” for many Americans, then that country is somewhere few outside the military have even heard of … Djibouti: AFRICOM (much of…..

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Africom Blues

Carl LeVan Guest Blogger An academic article I wrote in the current issue of the journal Africa Today offers a new explanation for negative African reactions to the US Military…..

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AT LEAST THINGS WERE STABLE UNDER MOBUTU

In an opinion piece in the Washington Post, conservative columnist Michael O’Hanlon goes on about a permanent US military presence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (this in the…..