AFRICOM and Phase Zero: Pentagon To Tackle Africa's Woes

July 23, 2007

A new term has entered the national security lexicon, courtesy of the Pentagon. It's "Phase Zero." And, along with the newly announced AFRICOM or African Command, set to begin operations in late 2008, it has potentially troubling implications for U.S. foreign and development policy, according to CGD research fellow Stewart Patrick. Read the blog and comment