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This coming April 15 & 16 at the University of Texas, Austin there will be a very interesting conference looking at shifting conflict patterns in Africa, and drivers of instability and cooperation. The conference is co-hosted by the African Center for Strategic Studies, Climate Change and African Political Stability Program (CCAPS), the U.S. Africa Command, and the U.S. Army War College Fellowship. The conference includes a very impressive lineup of speakers and an extensive look at factors both within and beyond the region that contribute to conflict and cooperation. From the CCAPS website: (more…)
General Carter F. Ham, Commander of the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM), testified before the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee yesterday on the security challenges the U.S. faces in Africa. He addressed a number of issues, including environmental and climate security, in response to questions regarding recommendations in a recently released report by the Defense Science Board Task Force on Trends and Implications of Climate Change for National and International Security. (more…)