All posts tagged: africom

Pushing the Tunisian Army into Military Exercises under the Command of AFRICOM Is a Major Crime

Starting from 16/6/2022, Tunisia will participate in the military exercise African Lion 22, which is hosted by Morocco, Ghana, Senegal and Tunisia under the supervision of the American Command in Africa, AFRICOM. This is from 6/6/2022 to 1/7/2022, with the participation of 7,500 soldiers from 13 countries, including America and European countries, and military observers […]

Q&A: The Military Coup in Burkina Faso

Question: On 24/1/2022, the army in Burkina Faso announced its seizure of power after it overthrew President Roch Kabore, suspended the constitution, dissolved the government and parliament, and closed the borders. Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henry Sandaogo Damiba signed the statement declaring the coup and another officer read it on state television in the name of the “National […]

War on Terror or Scramble for Resources?

Nigerian President Muhammad Buhari has urged the US to relocate US Africa Command to Africa from its headquarters in Germany. In a virtual meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on April 27, 2021 said U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), should be relocated to Africa itself. “Considering the growing security challenges in West and Central […]