Carter Ham

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Feb 24th, 2013
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During a written exchange with senators after his recent testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee, the Obama administration’s nominee to lead the CIA, John Brennan, argued that there is no geographical limit to the ability of the United States to use military force against suspected terrorists....
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Dec 12th, 2012
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Nigeria has appealed to the United States to assist it in tackling the spate of violence occasioned by the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram and other security breaches bedevilling the nation. President Goodluck Jonathan made the appeal Tuesday when General Carter Ham, Commander of the United States&#...
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Dec 12th, 2012
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By Misbahu Bashir,Daily Trust Alliance between the Boko Haram sect and other groups around the word has increased the sect’s strength to export violence, General Carter F. Ham, Commander of US Africa Command, has said. The commander made the remarks yesterday while presenting a lecture at the N...
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Aug 1st, 2012
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Northern Mali promises to be the graveyard of scores of innocent people if African countries don’t collectively challenge Western influence in the region. Mali is fast becoming the Afghanistan of Africa. The tragic reality is that Mali – a large but sparsely populated country, with around...
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Jun 30th, 2012
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Recent warnings in Washington about the influence and cooperation of Islamist movements in Africa should not fall on deaf ears. Speaking at a seminar of the Africa Center for Strategic studies in Washington last week, US Army Gen. Carter Ham warned that Islamic movements in Africa were linking up and...
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Jun 29th, 2012
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[In] recent years have witnessed a radical shift of Africa’s role – not as a new important global player, but rather as an important playing ground for the new “Great Game”. And the country that has really changed the global attitude towards the continent is China. The big differenc...
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Jun 26th, 2012
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Three of Africa’s largest extremist groups are sharing funds and swapping explosives in what could signal a dangerous escalation of security threats on the continent, the commander of the U.S. military’s Africa Command said on Monday. General Carter Ham said there are indications that Bok...
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Jun 25th, 2012
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The commander of U.S. forces for Africa, Army General Carter Ham, said Monday that the U.S. military is increasing its operations on the continent as terrorist groups begin to work closer together to carry out attacks in the region. The head of the U.S. Africa Command, General Carter Ham, said the te...
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Dec 31st, 2011
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(CNN) — There are ominous signs in Nigeria that the campaign of violence by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram is leading to wider and more explosive sectarian tensions — in a country where Christian-Muslim relations are often tense and sometimes bloody. The last two months have seen ...
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Dec 26th, 2011
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New York – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned the attacks targeting Christian churches in Nigeria and called for an end to violence there. “The secretary general expresses his sympathy and condolences to the people of Nigeria and to the bereaved families who have lost...