da Cruz, Jos� de Arimat�ia; Stephens, Laura K.
September 2010
Journal of Third World Studies;Fall2010, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p193
Academic Journal
In this article the authors consider aspects of the U.S. Africa Command (Africom), a military endeavor undertaken to extend the influence and reach of the U.S. armed forces in Africa. At issue is the nature of the force, and a discussion of whether it is intent on forging alliances with the nations of the region or whether it is a neo-colonial organization. A number of topics are addressed including the geopolitical goals of the United States, the role played by African in U.S. foreign policy, and the state of U.S. relations with Africa.

Tags: UNITED States -- Armed Forces;  UNITED States -- Foreign relations -- Africa;  AFRICA -- Foreign relations -- United States;  GEOPOLITICS


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