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Boots nearer to the ground

Washington seeks Anglo-French support as it steps up its military presence in Africa

British and French officers are being invited to join the United States’ planned Africa Command (AfriCom) as ‘fully integrated’ officers, US officials have told Africa Confidential...


All aboard

The new United States Africa Command (Africom) is not yet operational but the US Navy plans to put ships into the Gulf of Guinea before the formal start-up. A transition team in St...


Rendition confusion

The United States' War on Terror is catching many innocent people in its crossfire and hundreds of these are held incommunicado by the Ethiopian and Kenyan authorities on suspicion...


Washington shuffle

The new Democratic Congress will press the Bush administration harder on Africa

The Democratic takeover of Congress in early January will see a reshuffle in the key foreign relations committees and growing pressure on the George W. Bush administration's policy...


Boots on the ground

The Pentagon wants to raise the cash for a unified Africa command to boost its counter-terror operations and energy security

The USA'S Joint Chiefs of Staff and Defence Department are working on proposals for a unified military command in Africa. US forces in Africa are at present under three different c...


Foreign funds

Disquiet is growing over President George Bush's policy in Somalia amid reports of an executive security order to arm a local 'antiterrorist alliance' in contravention of the Unite...


Shutting up shop

The decision by US-based risk consultants Kroll to shut down their Africa practice on 3 April appears to have been taken, oddly enough, because the US$1.9 billion company judged Af...


Explosive uranium

Niger is at the centre of a row over intelligence used to justify the United States' invasion of Iraq and the deepening personal battle between President George W. Bush's White Hou...


Back to DC

Washington's newish, enthusiastic Ambassador to South Africa, Jendayi E. Frazer, is heading back to base to take over as Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, we hear. ...


Don't sign anything

The United States wants to ensure that its citizens (and those of its ally, Israel) are not summonsed by the International Criminal Court (ICC), set up under the Rome Treaty to dea...


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