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How strategically significant is the Gulf of Guinea to the major maritime powers? By Captain Pakiribo S. Anabraba, Nigerian Navy Geostrategic maritime significance forms the core of the maritime powers’ interests to astutely encourage security in the Malacca Strait and, in the case of the Gulf of Aden, to the extent of physically micromanaging their security. By analytically comparing the geostrategic maritime...

The South African Ministry of Defence recently briefed a South African parliamentary committee on the SANDF’s operations and the ACIRC. Article contains three charts not shown in this text. To view complete article, click here On March 11, 2016, the South African Minister of Defence and Military Veterans briefed a parliamentary committee on South Africa’s internal and external deployments.The internal deployments...

 US Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Thomas Waldhauser has been nominated to be the next commander of AFRICOM Before and during his confirmation hearing to become the next commander of US Africa Command, US Marine Corps Lieutenant General Thomas Waldhauser faced many questions about his command style, his knowledge, his challenges and his solutions. Here is a broad selection of some...

African militaries are seizing the benefits of specialized forcesEven with small militaries, and in most cases, even smaller defense budgets, many defense ministries are finding ways to increase their combat effectiveness is by investing in special operations forces or at the least training specific units for special operations mission skill sets.In late 2014, a Kenyan F-5 Tiger II with...