Accession Number:

AD0761065

Title:

United States Military Assistance to Africa: Organization, Problems and Prospects.

Descriptive Note:

Monograph,

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-02-26

Pagination or Media Count:

80.0

Abstract:

The monograph deals with the overall framework of military assistance to Africa. It focuses on the organization of the program, United States interests and objectives, and congressional limitations placed on making materiel and services available to Africa. Americas approach to providing arms to newly emerging nations on the continent is examined. The scope and types of assistance to African nations are discussed, with particular reference to the major recipient nations. Data was gathered from a variety of documents, discussions with government officials, two trips to Africa, and the authors own background as the Politico-Military Advisor to the Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State, where he worked on the military assistance program. Modified author abstract

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE