Posts Tagged 'CAR'

USAFRICOM-related news stories for April 30, 2010 (From the Beltway/From and About Africa)

Recent Publications on Chad, Sierra Leone, Algeria, Tanzania, CAR, Somalia, Uganda, DR Congo, Sudan, Cameroon

Africom not setting base in Africa-US commander (Mmegi Online)

Addressing a press conference yesterday, US commander of the African Command, General William Ward said while there has been speculation that the US intends to set up a military base in Africa through Africom, this is not true.

US gives $7.5M more for Taylor war crimes trial (Associated Press)

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – The United States is giving an additional $7.5 million to help pay for Charles Taylor’s war crimes trial.

North Africa: US Counter Terrorism Plan Hits a Snag (

The Algerian military flawed plans to secure the Sahel region has more to do with portraying an image of Algeria as the regional power house in North West Africa than setting up an effective military and political entity capable of countering an ever menacing enemy that continues to strike at whim.

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