U.S. to Cut Troops in Africa by 10%
The Pentagon says the resources will be preserved for potential future conflicts with Russia and China.
VOA, 16 November 2018
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is cutting hundreds of U.S. troops from Africa so he can use those resources for potential future conflicts with Russia and China. Read more »
Troops from Niger being trained by United States special forces troops.
Deutsche Welle, 22 November 2018
With a new military focus on China and Russia, the US is planning to reduce its number of troops in Africa. Experts say that the move is no surprise, but there might be more to… Read more »
Africa Renewal, 15 November 2018
Africa's crisis-torn Sahel region needs support from the international community "now more than ever," the head of United Nations peacekeeping operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, told… Read more »
Premium Times, 16 November 2018
The U.S. Department of Defence has announced the realignment of Counter-Violent Extremist Organisation (C-VEO) personnel operating in U.S. Africa Command to support priorities… Read more »