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  • abbreviation United States Africa Command

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Examples

  • As U.S. defense officials begin evaluating future sites for their Africa command, known as AFRICOM, a battle to host the command is brewing among U.S. states and territories.

    Battle Begins for Hosting US Africa Command

  • As U.S. defense officials begin evaluating future sites for their Africa command, known as AFRICOM, a battle to host the command is brewing among U.S. states and territories.

    Battle Begins for Hosting US Africa Command

  • With that (plus several de rigueur speeches) U.S. Africa Command, aka AFRICOM, was activated.

    Brian Palmer: Happy Birthday, AFRICOM!

  • With that (plus several de rigueur speeches) U.S. Africa Command, aka AFRICOM, was activated.

    Brian Palmer: Happy Birthday, AFRICOM!

  • Currently there are three possibilities being considered -- reenergizing the Africa Command Center known as AFRICOM, which was rejected by all African nations asked to host; providing US Navy escort services, or simply securing lucrative deals for private security contractors such as Blackwater -- however, there is only one that is readily available for hire.

    Abukar Arman: Piracy, Geopolitics, and Private Security

  • - To find a home for the floating command center known as AFRICOM (Africa Command Center) - To control the Indian Ocean and thus control the life-line of China's energy security as its oil imports from various African nations travel through that route

    Abukar Arman: A New Paradigm for Engaging Somalia

  • Scheduled to become fully operational October 1, 2008, the new Africa Command, known as AFRICOM, is developing at a time when the Pentagon controls an increasing share of foreign aid that used to be directed by civilian agencies.

    Ken Bacon: Reshaping U.S. Military Policy in Africa

  • General Kip Ward told the Associated Press the new regional command known as AFRICOM will not lead to large numbers of U.S. troops being stationed on the continent.

    CNN Transcript May 31, 2008

  • The US administration has been searching for more than a year for a base in Africa for the US African military command, AFRICOM, which is currently in Stuttgart, Germany.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The effort is being directed by AFRICOM, which is short for Africa Command.

    CNN Transcript Dec 15, 2007

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