Africom, a nuisance.

Author:Mashilo, Tumiso
Position::READERS' VIEWS - Letter to the editor
 
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I am outraged by the Africom article ("Africom's agenda still baffles Africa", NA Feb). There is cynicism within this idea. If the aim of the US is to help us Africans, what is the point in sending the military? Are the indigenous African military forces so inefficient, worthless, and inadequate that we can't provide security for our continent, to the point where the Americans would have the audacity to create a military command to operate on African soil?

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I am a young officer in...

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