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Chinese Think Tank: China hit by Western military moves in Africa

On July 23, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: SCMP China’s involvement in Africa will face complications despite pouring in billions in investment and aid because Western nations are stepping up their military presence on the continent, a major Chinese think...

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UN force for Central Africa taking shape

On July 16, 2014 by stratagem
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  Source: Yahoo AFP A UN peacekeeping force for Central African Republic will begin deploying in two months, with some 2,500 troops joining African and French forces, UN and French officials said Wednesday....

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Dutch Special Forces, HUMINT and ELINT in Mali tackle changing threat

On July 9, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Reuters Dutch troops have joined a U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali to meet a growing security threat from the region to the Netherlands, and Europe as a whole that “softer” approaches can...

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U.S. discloses secret Somalia military presence, up to 120 troops

On July 2, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Reuters U.S. military advisors have secretly operated in Somalia since around 2007 and Washington plans to deepen its security assistance to help the country fend off threats by Islamist militant group al...

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China to re-open Somalia embassy

On June 30, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: capital fm China will re-open its embassy in strife-torn Somalia after a 23-year absence, it said Monday, as Beijing extends its diplomatic and resources push into Africa. Beijing and Mogadishu established diplomatic ties...

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3 Shadow Wars You Might Not Even Know About

On June 11, 2014 by stratagem
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  Source: Popular Mechanics China vs Vietnam In a disputed patch of the Pacific Ocean, the appearance of an oil rig has sparked an international crisis—and a rash of ships ramming one other....

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Georgian Troops Heading to EU Mission in Central African Republic

On June 6, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Civil.Ge A company from the Batumi-based infantry battalion will head this week to join EU military mission in the Central African Republic (EUFOR RCA). About 140 Georgian soldiers will be part of...

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US Army Africa trains 4000 plus African troops

On June 2, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Defence Web With support from regionally aligned forces from the Second Brigade of the First Infantry Division bases in Fort Riley, Kansas, US Army Africa recently trained more than 4 000 troops in...

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THE NEW GEOGRAPHY OF CHINESE INFLUENCE

On May 29, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Diplomatic Courier The economic growth of a nation, under certain conditions, can lead to a simultaneously expansionist foreign policy designed to ensure the establishment of its commercial and military influence in strategic...

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Africa: Laboratory and Battleground for Pentagon’s 21st Century Warfare

On May 29, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Ria Novosti Rick Rozoff - For the United States in the second decade of the 21st century war is being conducted in as risk-free a manner as practicable. In place of large contingents...

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Germany in scramble for Africa Resources

On May 28, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Oman Observer GERMAN industry’s representative in Angola, Ricardo Gerigk, has a tough job drumming up business in Luanda, the costliest city in the world for expats, where contracts tend to go to...

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United States Special Operations troops are forming elite counterterrorism units in Libya, Niger, Mauritania and Mali

On May 26, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: NYT United States Special Operations troops are forming elite counterterrorism units in four countries in North and West Africa that American officials say are pivotal in the widening war against Al Qaeda’s affiliates...

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Ethiopia:New Roads in Africa is to improve export of Natural Resources to China

On May 22, 2014 by stratagem
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              Source: Geeska Afrika Africa’s natural resources can be more easily exported to China if infrastructure is modernized. But, in the long term, Africa itself is likely to...

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MAP: AFRICOM currently has boots on the ground in these African countries

On May 21, 2014 by stratagem
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                    Editor’s Note: U.S. Predator Drone Team likely to be deployed to an established French Air Base operating from  N’Djamena International Airport , Chad.  ...

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Niger is the New Hub for American Ops in North, West Africa

On May 20, 2014 by stratagem
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              Source: Offiziere Last February, U.S. President Barack Obama announced he was sending military personnel and drones to Niger. The American effort in the West African nation is now rapidly becoming...

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US Special Ops Commanders: We Need ISR in Africa, Comms in Arctic

On May 20, 2014 by stratagem
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                    Source: Defense News A group of US special operations leaders outlined what capabilities their troops will need in the coming years here today,...

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French Operations in Africa: Lessons for Future Leaders

On May 19, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: MCA Marines Abstract As the Marine Corps builds up the Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force – Crisis Response (MAGTF –CR) under Marine Forces Africa (MARFORAF), there are valuable lessons to be learned...

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