Africa Center Welcomes Ghana’s Chief of the Defense Staff

By Africa Center for Strategic Studies
Updated: 04/05/2011

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The Africa Center welcomed to its offices April 1 Lieutenant General Peter Blay, Chief of the Defense Staff, The Republic of Ghana.

General Blay and members of his delegation came to the Africa Center at National Defense University (NDU) in Washington, D.C., to meet with its faculty and staff, discuss regional and sub-regional issues, and explore how they could cooperate in the future on African security issues.

While in Washington, General Blay also conferred with NDU officials and then traveled to the Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, where he was inducted into its International Fellows Hall of Frame.

Ambassador William M. Bellamy (ret.), Africa Center Director, welcomed and held an office call with General Blay. Professor Dr. Mathurin C. Houngnikpo, Academic Chair of Civil-Military Relations, joined them.