By Olayiwola Abegunrin

The U.S. division of security is battling a brand new shadow warfare in Africa. Africa is the battlefield of the next day, and the U.S. army is spreading mystery wars within the continent. This ebook explores how and why this has occurred. because the starting of the 20 th century, the formula of the U.S. coverage in the direction of Africa has continuously been in keeping with the strategic value of the normal assets of Africa and the way those can be utilized within the nationwide pursuits of the us. besides the fact that, such a lot americans gave little or no proposal to Africa, yet as an alternative talked about it because the darkish Continent, not just simply because its peoples are dark-skinned, but in addition since it used to be unknown to them. Africa isn't any longer darkish, yet is quite turning into one of many lions at the flow. This ebook examines and analyzes Nigeria and U.S. coverage at the continent because the chilly battle. It appears at Nigeria and the demanding situations dealing with the rustic, together with difficulties of improvement, stable governance, and protection. It relatively makes a speciality of the affects of terrorism on Nigeria and U. S.-Africa family members because the chilly struggle and the realities of September eleven, 2001, in relatives to Nigeria and United States-Islamists/jihadists' terrorism in Africa.

There is very large power in Nigeria; the rustic has the biggest inhabitants in Africa, and is well-endowed when it comes to either traditional and human assets. Nigeria additionally has the biggest financial system at the continent, the biggest black inhabitants on the earth, a burgeoning and colourful younger inhabitants, and a convention of overseas engagement in view that its independence. Its beneficial geographical place in West Africa allows alternate in the continent, in addition to with Europe, North and South the United States, and Asia. Nigeria is crucial strategic companion for the U.S. within the African continent, and may turn into more and more so during this century.

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