State, Defense department officials focus on East Africa security

Guest speaker Dr. Paul Williams, author of “War and Conflict in Africa,” provides attendees of the 2017 East Africa Security Synchronization Conference with an overview of contemporary armed conflict in East Africa, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 24. The two-day event was hosted by Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa under the leadership of Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, commander of U.S. Africa Command, and provided an opportunity to openly discuss the security environment throughout the Horn of Africa. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Paul Gorman)
Guest speaker Dr. Paul Williams, author of “War and Conflict in Africa,” provides attendees of the 2017 East Africa Security Synchronization Conference with an overview of contemporary armed conflict in East Africa, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 24. The two-day event was hosted by Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa under the leadership of Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, commander of U.S. Africa Command, and provided an opportunity to openly discuss the security environment throughout the Horn of Africa. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Paul Gorman)
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State, Defense department officials focus on East Africa security

U.S. Embassy representatives from eight East African nations joined military leaders from U.S. Africa Command and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa at Camp Lemonnier Jan. 24, for the 2017 East Africa Security Synchronization Conference.