chapter  24
U.S. security policy in Sub-Saharan Africa after the Cold War
ByLouis J. Nigro, Jr. and Nicolas J. Lovelace
Pages 11

The security policy of the Government of the United States regarding Sub-Saharan Africa has developed since the end of the Cold War from a reactive, largely ad hoc approach to Sovietinspired crises to a more strategic and proactive approach focusing on resolving regional conflicts and reinforcing regional stability, in partnership with African nations and regional international organizations.