Introduction to African Security Issues



This is an introductory-level seminar designed to provide a basic understanding of political, social, military, and economic aspects of security in Africa and to introduce major U.S. policies and programs regarding Africa.


U.S. government officials with little or no background in African security issues but who have duties/responsibilities relating to Africa.

News and Course Documents

Concept Paper (Oct. 2009) [PDF]

Program Schedule


Andre Le Sage