Regions / Djibouti
How the Pentagon is using the "ISIS crisis" to expand its footprint in the Horn of Africa.
The Afars, a tightly knit Muslim minority in one of the most inhospitable corners of Africa, are determined to keep their home and the culture that sustains them.
The U.S. military has built an extensive archipelago of African outposts, transforming the continent into a laboratory for a new kind of war.
Thousands of Eritreans are marooned in this desolate corner of the Horn of Africa.
A studied refusal to pay attention to South Sudan's colonial history helped ignite the current crisis.
Africa is front and center now for the Pentagon.
In the wake of the horrific Westgate Mall attack, some nationalist Kenyan politicians are calling for reprisals against the country's Somalis--many of whom are native Kenyans.
AFRICOM morphs from aid and diplomacy to militarizing U.S. foreign policy in the region.