Operators from 17 countries participate in an International Special Operations Exercise at SOFIC, the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference, in Tampa

Special forces from the United States, France and Algeria have been dispatched to Libya’s south

On May 31, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Al Arabiya Special forces from the United States, France and Algeria have been dispatched to Libya’s south to target terrorist networks,The Times newspaper reported Friday. The U.K. daily quoted Olivier Guitta, director of research at...

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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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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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The discovery of covert war

On May 20, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: ilmanifesto.it Via: Blacklisted News The Art of War. The “Vision 2020″ of U.S. special forces, it provides “the construction of a global network of special operations forces’ including those of allied countries, including Italy. Washington...

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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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Africa: Militarised Humanitarianism in Africa

On May 16, 2014 by stratagem
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            Source: All Africa Washington — As the world remains transfixed by the kidnapping of almost 300 Nigerian girls, there have been increasing calls for international intervention in...

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AFRICOM Not Sharing Intelligence Data With Nigeria Security Forces

On May 16, 2014 by stratagem
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Editor’s Note: The entire kidnapping/terrorists  is nothing more than farce put forth buy the media and military. This is nothing more than a joint U.S. and Nigerian Corporate/military strategic move to position themselves...

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Analysis: How the UK connects to the US global drone network

On May 2, 2014 by stratagem
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            Source: Computer Weekly A Computer Weekly investigation subsequently established that the UK plays a crucial role in supporting the US military network by providing part of the core...

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AFRICOM seeking military contractor for search and rescue operations

On April 25, 2014 by stratagem
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            Source: FedBizOpps AFRICOM is seeking a military contractor to conduct search and rescue operations using rotor and fixed wing aircraft for transport, insertion and extractions of personal...

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DoD quietly expanding AFRICOM missions

On April 16, 2014 by stratagem
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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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Why the Sudden Rush Into Africa? It’s the Oil

On April 14, 2014 by stratagem
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          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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The secret world of Canada’s covert commandos

On April 5, 2014 by stratagem
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        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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U.S. Foreign Policy in Africa: Oil and Commandoes

On March 24, 2014 by stratagem
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          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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AFRICOM Senior Military Officers Directing AMISOM Operations in Somalia

On March 10, 2014 by stratagem
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            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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Inside China: Long march to Africa

On March 8, 2014 by stratagem
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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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