Accession Number : ADA264618


Title :   Nigeria: Developing a Strategy for Sub-Saharan Africa


Descriptive Note : Study project,


Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA


Personal Author(s) : Virgil, Greg A


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a264618.pdf


Report Date : 20 Apr 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 60


Abstract : This study briefly examines Nigeria's geography and demographics; provides a brief historical look at Nigeria; examines the current civil-military political relationship inside Nigeria; provides an up-to-date status of the current Nigerian government's program to transition the country to democracy and civilian rule; examines the current economic climate inside Nigeria; highlights Nigeria's participatory role within international, regional and bilateral organizations and discusses Nigeria's past and present foreign policy principles; briefly examines the status and mission of Nigeria's Armed Forces; provides a brief historical look at U.S. relations with Nigeria and describes the current relationship between the two nations; examines current U.S. diplomatic and economic involvement with Nigeria; examines the current problem of illegal drug trafficking by Nigerians; and explores various political and economic policies and strategies the U.S. should implement to protect vital U.S. national security interests in Nigeria and the rest of Sub-Saharan Africa.


Descriptors :   *FOREIGN POLICY , *NIGERIA , POLICIES , NATIONAL SECURITY , ORGANIZATIONS , STRATEGY , ECONOMICS , SAHARAN AFRICA , DEMOCRACY , MISSIONS , CLIMATE , DRUGS , AFRICA , GEOGRAPHY


Subject Categories : Military Intelligence
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE