Africa

A Political-Economic Conflict Field Seminar

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Field Programs


In FY 2018, Alan L. Freed Associates is offering a menu of one-day field programs that can be presented at military installations around the United States. The format for each field program is identical to the programs held on Capitol Hill. Please note that each program can be modified to address specific areas of concern to individual agencies/organizations.

 

Program Description


Africa’s political and economic weaknesses, along with civil and regional strife, directly affect U.S. national security. At the same time, the presence of enormous energy, mineral and agricultural resources make several African states key components of the global economy. If Africa has largely been ignored in the foreign and economic affairs of the major powers in the past, it is clearly now on the international agenda. There has probably never been a better time to consider the challenges and promises of Africa to U.S. national interests. This one-day seminar will examine these issues.

 

Seminar Topics


  • Africa Today: Resources, Conflicts and Migration
  • The Growing Threat from ISIS and Al-Qaeda in Africa
  • Africa Rising: Unexplained Success Stories…Despite Massive Problems
  • The Growing Chinese Footprint in Africa
  • South Africa: The Hopes and Disappointments of the “Rainbow Nation”
  • India Challenges China in the Race for Africa’s Natural Resources
  • Africa Rising: Political Choice, Market Reforms and Economic Growth
  • Advancing U.S. Strategic Interests in a Turbulent North Africa

 

Fee


The fee for this one-day seminar is $24,850 in the contiguous United States. Please call 703-684-8807 to obtain further information about a field program at your facility.

 

The exposure to these experts and their wide and varied opinions was fascinating for me. Making sense of the world we live in and overlaying that with U.S. national security interests is the “Kobayashi Maru” of our time…loved it!!!

T.K., Air Force • National and International Secuirty Leadership Seminar March 2017

Great speakers with decades of experience. Really appreciate the experience and perspectives.

Attendee, Joint Enabling Capabilities Command • Professional Development Course February 2017

Balanced program with multiple views on complex subjects—well worth my time!

W.B., Pentagon • Enterprise Perspective Seminar April 2015

Exceptionally relevant topics and highly-credentialed speakers; very thought-provoking, in a great way; all speakers were appropriate as were the topics. As well-run and organized a class/course as I’ve ever been to.

B.K., Air Force • National and International Secuirty Leadership Seminar February 2017

This is the best and most informative array of speakers I have ever had the pleasure to hear!

K. Buckley, Air Force