Category Archives: AL SHABAAB

KENYA DEFENCE FORCE IN SOMALIA

Kenyan troops load supplies as they prepare to travel in a Kenya Air Force Mi-171e (Photo Credit: DAILY NATION) A Kenya Defence Force soldier in Kismayo, Somalia KDF soldiers stand behind a Puma M26-15 Mine and Blast Protected Vehicle

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NIGERIA POLICE MOBILE FORCE(MOPOL) COPS AND STREIT SPARTAN MK.II APCs OF THE AMISOM FORMED POLICE UNIT IN MOGADISHU, SOMALIA

Men of the Nigeria Police Mobile Force(MOPOL) deployed in Mogadishu, Somalia with the AMISOM Formed Police Unit stand around a Streit Spartan Mk.II APC Men of the Somali Police Force(foreground). In the background standing near a Streit Spartan Mk.II APC … Continue reading

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U.S ARMY TO TRAIN AFRICAN FORCES IN COUNTER-TERRORISM

US AFRICOM Commander, General Carter F. Ham CBS NEWS December 24, 2012 WASHINGTON A U.S. Army brigade will begin sending small teams into as many as 35 African nations early next year,part of an intensifying Pentagon effort to train countries … Continue reading

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NIGERIA POLICE MOBILE FORCE(MOPOL) PERSONNEL IN MOGADISHU, SOMALIA

L-R Asst. Superintendent of Police Marcus Nyams, Inspector Ruth Makinwa and Deputy Superintendent of Police Augustine Egim in Mogadishu, Somalia PHOTO CREDIT: GULED MOHAMMED

Posted in AL SHABAAB, ARMED CONFLICT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, NIGERIA, NIGERIA POLICE FORCE, PEACE SUPPORT OPERATIONS, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NIGERIA POLICE MOBILE FORCE(MOPOL) OPERATIVES OF THE AMISOM FORMED POLICE UNIT ON FOOT PATROL IN MOGADISHU, SOMALIA

Nigerian police officers, as part of AMISOM’s Foreign Police Unit, conduct foot patrols near Lido Beach in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu. As part of AMISOM’s efforts to make Mogadishu a safer place, regular foot patrols are now conducted throughout the city … Continue reading

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NIGERIA POLICE MOBILE FORCE(MOPOL) PERSONNEL OF THE AMISOM FORMED POLICE UNIT IN MOGADISHU, SOMALIA

Nigerian MOPOL cops of the AMISOM Formed Police Unit Photo Credit: PRESSTV

Posted in AL SHABAAB, ARMED CONFLICT, BORDER SECURITY, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, NIGERIA, PEACE SUPPORT OPERATIONS, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE | 17 Comments

OUR CRITIQUE OF ‘THE AFRICA REPORT’ ARTICLE, “WHO ARE AFRICA’S EXEMPLARY ARMIES?? ” (MORE ANGLO-GHANAIAN PERSPECTIVE)

UPDF BMP-2 and Casspir bring up the rear after the ambush.Somali troops in red berets are in the 4WD THE AFRICA REPORT 20 December, 2012 After successfully contributing to the country’s transition from apartheid to a democracy, the South African … Continue reading

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