Author Archives: Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Media Review for April 23, 2014

Please note: The following news items are presented here for informational purposes. The views expressed within them are those of the authors and/or individuals quoted, not those of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, the National Defense University, or the Department of Defense.

‘Piles and piles’ of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter

Bentiu massacre is game-changer in [...]



Media Review for April 22, 2014

Please note: The following news items are presented here for informational purposes. The views expressed within them are those of the authors and/or individuals quoted, not those of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, the National Defense University, or the Department of Defense.

UN: Rebels slaughtered ‘hundreds’ in ethnic massacres in the world’s youngest nation

A Massacre [...]



Message from the Acting Director on the Africa Center’s 15th Anniversary

The Africa Center is unique among the five Department of Defense regional centers in that its creation was announced by a U.S. president (President Clinton during a visit to Senegal in 1998) as part of a comprehensive national security strategy.



Media Review for April 21, 2014

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How Rwanda’s Paul Kagame Exploits U.S. Guilt

Algerian president wins fourth term with landslide [...]



Media Review for April 18, 2014

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A frail and silent president embodies all that is wrong with Algeria

Silence Please, [...]



Media Review for April 17, 2014

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Algerians go to the polls to choose president amid economic fears

The Devoted Guardians [...]



Media Review for April 16, 2014

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Armed men kidnap schoolgirls in Nigeria

Nigeria beefs up security in Abuja for World [...]



Media Review for April 15, 2014

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Nigeria bus station explosion kills at least 71 – video

What It Would Take [...]



Africa Center Hosts Outreach Symposium with Zambia Partners

Three events on March 25–27 hosted by ACSS in partnership with the U.S. Embassy, the Dag Hammarskjöld Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies (DHIPCS), and the ACSS Zambia alumni community brought together about 60 mid- to senior-level military, civilian and police professionals.



Media Review for April 14, 2014

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Nigeria violence: ‘Dozens killed’ in Abuja bus blasts

Nigerian Militants Kill 217 People in [...]