Africa Command: U.S. Strategic Interests and the Role of the U.S. Military in Africa

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This report provides a broad overview of U.S. strategic interests in Africa and the role of U.S. military efforts on the continent as they pertain to the creation of AFRICOM. Although the command is still in the early stages of its development, a discussion of AFRICOM’s mission, its coordination with other government agencies, and its basing and manpower requirements is included.

Creator(s): Ploch, Lauren
Location(s): Africa
Creation Date: March 10, 2008
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Ploch, Lauren

Analyst in African Affairs; Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: March 10, 2008
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Africa
Description:

This report provides a broad overview of U.S. strategic interests in Africa and the role of U.S. military efforts on the continent as they pertain to the creation of AFRICOM. Although the command is still in the early stages of its development, a discussion of AFRICOM’s mission, its coordination with other government agencies, and its basing and manpower requirements is included.

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42 pages.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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