AFRICOM: The US Military’s Growing Role In Africa | African News Agency | Scoop.it

A few people are aware of the existence of AFRICOM, at least not in the United States. AFRICOM stand for US Africa Command, and it is part of the foreign policy legacy of George W. Bush. The Neocon ideology of global US empire, prevalent during the Bush-era, was at play for the creation of AFRICOM. But AFRICOM is still going strong today, illustrating that the same “philosophy” is still prevalent under the Obama administration.