U.S. military assistance for Africa: a better solution

by James Jay Carafano and Nile Gardiner

The United States is facing increasing international pressure to play a more prominent role on the world’s most troubled continent. The continuing civil wars in Liberia and the Congo, the specter of tyranny and man-made famine in Zimbabwe, the global spread of infectious diseases, and the rising threat of international terrorism in East Africa are all issues of mounting concern.