Pentagon expands base in Africa

10/21/2013 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

The Pentagon is increasing its spending in Africa in response to the rising threat of Islamist terrorism in the region. The main American base in the area, Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, is being expanded to better handle threats in Somalia, Yemen and the North Africa region. "Africa is front and center now for the Pentagon, so that means Lemonnier is front and center," said the Pentagon's former counterterrorism director for Africa, Rudolph Atallah.

View Full Article in:

Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Government & Nonprofit

Job Title Company Location
Major Gifts Manager
PFLAG National
Washington, DC
Executive Director
Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders
Boston, MA
Communications Manager
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates
San Francisco, CA
Executive Director
Equality Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Executive Director
South Carolina Equality
Columbia, SC