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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Responses to US Troops in Central Africa

ACHOLI RELIGIOUS LEADERS PEACE INITIATIVE Response to the Deployment of U.S. Military Advisors to LRA Affected Regions For us, the Acholi Religious Leaders’ Peace Initiative (ARLPI), President Obama’s October 14th announcement that 100... READ MORE

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

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