A quick look at U.S. military involvement in Africa
U.S. quietly positioning itself as a force in Africa
Using a blend of drones, Special Operations Forces and proxy soldiers, the U.S. has rapidly, but quietly escalated its foothold in Africa to fight what it claims to be a growing security threat. Critics question U.S. motives, citing oil and China as the true targets.
- Obama sends 300 ground troops & drones to Cameroon to combat a "regional Muslim anti-colonial movement"