U.S. quietly positioning itself as a force in Africa
Using a blend of drones, Special Operations Forces and proxy soldiers, the U.S. has rapidly, but quietly escalated its foothold in Africa to fight what it claims to be a growing security threat. Critics question U.S. motives, citing oil and China as the true targets.
WHY IS THE U.S. IN AFRICA?
The U.S. says it has assumed its military posture in Africa to combat what it claims to be a growing and multifaceted security threat.