U.S. Military Steps Up Engagement With Africa

A spate of recent news reports on U.S. intelligence activity in Africa has renewed debate over the role of the military in shaping American foreign policy towards the continent. In an AllAfrica interview, Ambassador Anthony Holmes of the U.S. Africa Command (Africom), outlines the military's engagement with Africa.

U.S. and Ghanaian soldiers discuss logistics for procuring and transporting medical equipment during a U.S. capacity building initiative .

U.S. Marines simulate a riot during a crowd control training exercise with soldiers from Burkina Faso.

A U.S. Marine instructs a member of the Guinean army on the correct way to execute batton strikes during a training exercise.

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