May 28, 2007

The Early Bird ...

We have previously touched upon the U.S. military's plan to reach out to the forgotten continent (see AFRICOM - Not Your Regular Docents de Council of African Museums).

It turns out that the busy folks at the Pentagon aren't even waiting for AFRICOM to formally get up and running in October.

The psy-ops office has set up shop early.

The Pentagon is carrying out information operations with military information support teams deployed to U.S. embassies on the continent. One such operation includes a Web site ( that provides news and comment directed at North Africa in Arabic, French and English.

P.S. An African news site with podcasts- now that's a show of force!


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