US Doubles Down On Military Strikes In Somalia, Amidst Fears Of Rise In Civilian Deaths

There have been at least 20 American airstrikes and ground operations in Somalia so far in 2017, the highest ever recorded in a year.

A Rough Guide To Foreign Military Bases In Africa: You’ll Be Surprised How Many There Are

The lease on the only permanent US military base in Africa, Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti is $63M a year. China, building its own facility at the other end of the Gulf of Tadjoura, gets a bargain at $20M

Is Mauritania Really The Star In Countering Violent Extremism? Between Myth And Reality

No other country in the region produces as many high-ranking ideologues in the Sahelian jihadist movement as Mauritania