ACAS Bulletin

The Militarization of Africa
(No. 65)
by Association of Concerned Africa Scholars
New York, United States
Fall 2003
42 pages
Contents: Introduction by Daniel Volman • .Bush Administration Policy Toward Africa by Daniel Volman • U.S. Intervention in Africa: Reluctant Interventionists? by William Reno • The Nigerian Military by Herb Howe • Consequences of Failure: The Face of Resumed War in Southern Sudan by Eric Reeves • Recent ACAS Action Alerts • Statement on Rwanda-Uganda Relations by Dr. Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem, General·-Secretary, The Global Pan African Movement • Letter from ACAS Executive on Iraq • ACAS Events at the 2003 ASA Annual Meeting • ACAS Membership Form • The newsletter discusses the war on terrorism, al-Qaeda activities in East Africa, U.S. military forces, the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, counter-terrorism, surveillance, the C.I.A., African oil, he Clinton Administration, conflict resolution, peacekeeping, the International Military Education and Training program, the African Crisis Response and Training program (ACRT), the African Regional Peacekeeping program, the African Contingency Operations Training Assistance (ACOTA), HIV/AIDS, Special Operations Forces (SOF), intervention, Charles Taylor, Executive Outcomes (EO), democratic elections, the Lomé Agreement, RENAMO, the Royal Gurkha, corruption, the Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET), counter-narcotics programs, de-mining exercises, the Department of Defense, the International Military Education and Training (IMET), the Foreign Military Financing (FMF), the State Department, Zaire, the FBI, the Pentagon, Congress, Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy, Olusegun Obasanjo, military rule, Sir Tafawa Balewa, Ibrahim Babangida, Sani Abacha, Ken Saro-Wiwa,  General Aguiyi-lronsi, military rule, ECOMOG (Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group), Military Professional Resources, Incorporated (MPRI), Minister of Defense T.Y. Danjuma, General Victor Malu, the African Union, the OAU (Organization of African Unity), Abdulsalami Abubakar, Delta unrest, humanitarian aid, the World Food Program, Eastern Upper Nile, Western Upper Nile, the Civilian Protection Monitoring Team, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), the Acholi Religious Leaders' Peace Initiative (ARLPI), the Sudanese Armed Forces, Darfur, the Sudan Liberation Army/Movement, Foreign Minister Mustafa Ismail, SPLM/A, Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM), Jan Burgess, ROAPE, and the African Studies Association (ASA).
Used by permission of several co-chairs of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars.
Collection: Association of Concerned Africa Scholars Papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections