16. 04. 2014
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DoD quietly expanding AFRICOM missions

Source: Marine Corps Times Just five years ago, the Pentagon considered Africa such a strategic backwater that the global map of combatant commands carved the massive continent into two chunks and placed most...

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14. 04. 2014
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Why the Sudden Rush Into Africa? It’s the Oil

          Source: The Root Kenya, Libya Uganda and Nigeria are thousands of miles removed from that toilet of European tension known as Ukraine, but as drama unfolds in Eastern...

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05. 04. 2014
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The secret world of Canada’s covert commandos

        Source: ctvnews The term itself, commandos, instils a sense of special forces. They are the brethren of soldiers like the British SAS and the U.S. Navy SEALs; among the toughest...

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24. 03. 2014
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U.S. Foreign Policy in Africa: Oil and Commandoes

          Source: Allgov When the U.S. military raided a renegade Libyan tanker on March 16 in the Mediterranean Sea, the mission was successful by all accounts. About 30 Navy Seals managed...

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10. 03. 2014
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AFRICOM Senior Military Officers Directing AMISOM Operations in Somalia

            Source: All Africa The U.S has deployed trainers and at least three senior military officers into Somalia capital, Mogadishu to help to track extremists in Somalia, the...

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08. 03. 2014
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Inside China: Long march to Africa

Source: Washington Times China is set to establish military bases in key spots of Africa, directly challenging the military presence of the U.S. and the European Union. Last year, China surpassed the EU, the U.S. and Japan as Africa’s largest...

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07. 03. 2014
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U.S. military presence in Africa growing in small ways – U.S. forces in Tunisia, Algeria and Libya

Editor’s Note: U.S. DELTA FORCE COVERTLY OPERATING IN SOUTHERN LIBYA Source:LA Times Amid a surge of Islamic militancy in North Africa, a team of fewer than 50 U.S. special operations troops with a single...

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12. 02. 2014
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Secret Military Contractors Will Soon Mine Your Tweets

Source: Defense One The Army wants a contractor to conduct detailed social media data mining to “identify violent extremist influences” around the world that could affect the European Command, responsible for operations in Europe...

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10. 02. 2014
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US Shelves Combatant Command Proposals

Source: Defense News The Pentagon is dismissing proposals to merge some regional warfighting commands and will instead push forward with efforts to shrink the sizes of these headquarters, sources said. In the end,...

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10. 02. 2014
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AFRICOM details future missions on the African continent

Source: Marine Corp Times The Marine Corps’ partnerships with African military forces are likely to expand as those nations look to the U.S. for the training and expertise they need to combat violent...

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03. 02. 2014
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Marines going from Afghanistan to Africa as military mulls special troops on continent

Source: All Voices While the military is pulling out of Afghanistan by the end of the year, they aren’t going far. Marine units specializing in responding to crisis situations may be later deployed...

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30. 01. 2014
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Defense expert calls for thousands of US troops in Africa

Source: Stripes The U.S. should send a 5,000-strong security assistance brigade to the Democratic Republic of the Congo to help stabilize a country ravaged by more than a decade of war, a prominent...

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27. 01. 2014
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Strategic Africa: Why the U.S. and Europe are sending in the troops

Source: CBC.CA n the U.S. military’s remarkably globalized world staff, officers deep in a special headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, are organizing training missions over three continents all dedicated to one special place — Africa....

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10. 01. 2014
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AFRICOM has deployed military advisers to Somalia

Source: WP The U.S. military has deployed a small number of uniformed trainers and advisers to the failed state of Somalia for the first time since 1993, when two helicopters were shot down...

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07. 01. 2014
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As War Lingers in Mali, Western Powers Target its Natural Resources

Editor’s Note: Related Article: Canadian special forces on the ground in Mali and What Canada is doing in Mali -GOLD Source: Global Research France’s intervention in the West African nation of Mali under Operation Serval drove...

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23. 12. 2013
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U.S. Africa Command re-positioning East Africa Response Forces in Horn of Africa

U.S. Africa Command re-positioning East Africa Response Forces in Horn of Africa

Source: DoD The commander of U.S. Africa Command is repositioning forces in East Africa in an effort to attain maximum flexibility to respond to State Department requests, Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren...

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10. 12. 2013
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French, AFRICOM, UK deploying combat helicopters, MQ-9A Reapers and fighter jets to CAR

French, AFRICOM, UK deploying combat helicopters, MQ-9A Reapers and fighter jets to CAR

Source: Defence Web France is deploying a sizeable number of aircraft, including transport and combat helicopters, to the Central African Republic (CAR) as part of its intervention force there, which aims to improve...

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25. 11. 2013
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AFRICOM and Intelligence Forces Expands Focus On Gulf of Guinea

AFRICOM and Intelligence Forces Expands Focus On Gulf of Guinea

Source: All Africa [...] These military exercises are indicative of the escalating presence of Pentagon and US intelligence forces in the Gulf of Guinea. Nigeria, a leading oil producer in Africa, is the...

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12. 11. 2013
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NATO’s Push Into Africa A Trojan Horse For US Hegemony

NATO’s Push Into Africa A Trojan Horse For US Hegemony

Source: Mintpress News NATO has been increasingly active on the African continent in recent years. It supported the African Union mission in Sudan by airlifting troops to and from the Darfur region, provided...

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20. 10. 2013
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U.S. Military investing heavily for perpetual war in Africa

            Editors Note: We‘ve always been at war with EastAsia Source: LA Times The Pentagon has begun a burst of spending in Africa, expanding its main base on...

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15. 10. 2013
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AFRICOM builds up military bases in Italy for small-scale “secret wars” in Africa

AFRICOM builds up military bases in Italy for small-scale “secret wars” in Africa

Source: UPI The U.S. deployment of 200 Marines to a naval base in Sicily for possible operations in Libya, a short hop across the Mediterranean, underlines how the Americans have been building a...

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10. 10. 2013
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More than jihadism or Iran, China’s role in Africa is Obama’s obsession

More than jihadism or Iran, China’s role in Africa is Obama’s obsession

Source: Guardian Countries are “pieces on a chessboard upon which is being played out a great game for the domination of the world”, wrote Lord Curzon, the viceroy of India, in 1898. Nothing...

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18. 09. 2013
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US Army Africa Command looking to contractors for African operations

US Army Africa Command looking to contractors for African operations

Source: Defence Web US Army Africa Command (Africom) wants private contractors to move military equipment and supplies from the US to Egypt and 55 other countries within its Area of Responsibility (AOR) starting...

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11. 08. 2013
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DoD weighs major COCOM realignment

DoD weighs major COCOM realignment

Source: Air Force Times The Pentagon is considering a major overhaul of its geographical combatant commands, possibly realigning oversight within hot-button areas of the world and eliminating thousands of military and civilian positions,according...

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01. 08. 2013
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The Pentagon’s Secret Wars: You Don’t Have the Right to Know

The Pentagon’s Secret Wars: You Don’t Have the Right to Know

Source: New American Do the American people have the right to know the nations with which the United States is at war? The Defense Department says no. When asked by senators to identify...

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26. 07. 2013
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Shouldn’t we Fight Them on the Beaches? U.S. Africa Command lands in South Africa

Shouldn’t we Fight Them on the Beaches? U.S. Africa Command lands in South Africa

Source: issafrica Has anyone informed Luthuli House that the United States (US) imperialist forces have already landed in South Africa? They have just ambushed a convoy near Alicedale in the Eastern Cape, according to...

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03. 07. 2013
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U.S. AFRICOM and German KSK been active for years in Mali

U.S. AFRICOM and German KSK been active for years in Mali

Source: TelePolis Translated Training “of various military groups in West Africa” However, further research on the activities of AFRICOM have a close cooperation between AFRICOM and stationed in Calw Special Forces Command out (KSK) of...

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01. 07. 2013
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AFRICOM spins its web

Source: Cameroon Voice Map: The U.S. drone bases in Africa (including the Seychelles!) The feast of the spider Since its inception AFRICOM has convinced no African government to open its territory to set...

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28. 06. 2013
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Obama’s scramble for Africa: US ‘stability’ has ripped Africa apart

Obama’s scramble for Africa: US ‘stability’ has ripped Africa apart

Source: M&G As US President Barack Obama undertakes his second official trip to Africa, although it is the first solely to the continent (South Africa, Senegal and Tanzania are on his itinerary), the...

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