About the Africa Center


Security for all Africans championed by effective institutions accountable to their citizens.


To advance African security by expanding understanding, providing a trusted platform for dialogue, building enduring partnerships, and catalyzing strategic solutions.


The Africa Center is a U.S. Department of Defense institution established and funded by Congress for the study of security issues relating to Africa and serving as a forum for bilateral and multilateral research, communication, training, and exchange of ideas involving military and civilian participants.


Contact the Africa Center

National Defense University
300 5th Avenue, Building 20
Fort Lesley J. McNair
Washington, DC 20319-5066

Phone: +1 202-685-7300
Fax: +1 202-685-3210
Email: info@africacenter.org

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