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What You Can Do to Encourage Just Foreign Relations in Africa

In all aspects of our work, AFJN seeks to foster just and equitable relations between the people of the US and the people of Africa. We believe that the United States, in pursuit of its own legitimate foreign policy interests, should respect the dignity and the capacity of its African partners.
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Roots of AFRICOM

In October 2003, James Jay Carafano, Ph. D. and Nile Gardiner, both from the Conservative think-tank the Heritage Foundation, proposed to the Bush administration the creation of a centralized Africa command for the U.S. military.
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Film: Resist AFRICOM!

Strong visuals have the power to mobilize. They have the power to educate and to change minds. It is our hope that with this film, you will become an organizer and an educator to stop this additional U.S. military’s exertion of power.
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Latest Stories

AFRICOM’s Headquarters May Not Move After All

Posted May 23rd, this article is cross-posted from the Africa Human Security Working Group site While US Senators from Virginia, Georgia and South Carolina vie to host AFRICOM’s new headquarters, the location is still... READ MORE

Global Day Against Military Spending

Africa Advocates can get behind this event, come and show your support! From their website: “We are organizing a Global Day of Action on Military Spending on April 12, 2011to coincide with the release of... READ MORE

The Softer Side of AFRICOM

From the Jan-March 2011 Edition of Around Africa, by Melaura Homan-Smith, AFJN Staff In 1961, just three days before John F Kennedy was inaugurated, President Eisenhower gave his historic farewell speech where he... READ MORE

Lenten Witness for Peace and Justice

A note from the Dorothy Day house: Please vigil with the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker and other peacemakers at the White House during the Fridays of Lent from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Lent is a time... READ MORE

Resist AFRICOM

To learn more about AFRICOM and ways to contribute to the voices of concern, visit the Resist AFRICOM website. ResistAFRICOM is a campaign comprised of concerned U.S. and Africa-based organizations, including AFJN, and individuals... READ MORE

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