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.

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Ploch, Lauren March 10, 2008.

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  • Ploch, Lauren Analyst in African Affairs; Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division

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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.

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  • March 10, 2008

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Ploch, Lauren. Africa Command: U.S. Strategic Interests and the Role of the U.S. Military in Africa, report, March 10, 2008; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc99105/: accessed April 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.