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

Congress Challenges AFRICOM

Congress is finally taking up its constitutionally mandated duties of oversight and responsible budgeting – at least on U.S.-Africa policy. From humanitarian relief for northern Uganda to the Jubilee Act on debt relief,... READ MORE

AFRICOM: Key Facts and Concerns

Published originally on the resist AFRICOM coalition website, August 2008. AFRICOM expands of the role of the U.S. military on the African Continent, potentially shifting humanitarian resources from civilians to military personnel. We reject this militarization... READ MORE

AFJN Briefs House Staff on AFRICOM

In June, AFJN staff member Beth Tuckey presented information on private security contractors in Africa to staffers on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Her presentation was part of a larger briefing by the... READ MORE

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