AFRICOM to focus on military, not humanitarian role

by IRIN News

AFRICOM will focus on military training and counter-terrorism Photo: CJTF-HOA

In a key briefing to Congress on 13 March, General William “Kip” Ward, head of the US Command for Africa, AFRICOM, devoted only 15 seconds of his four-and-a-half minute opening remarks to a possible humanitarian role.

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