Africom:  The Mission

Gen. Carter Ham is the outgoing commander of Africom.  On the 24th of January, he gave a speech and answered questions about the command at Howard University.   During the Q & A, he said some very important things that directly connect and add to our understanding of how the global technocrats are operating.  
First, you need to see the regional military command structure.  See below
He said that he works for the Ambassadors of the countries which are part of the command he leads.  Of course the Ambassadors work for the U.S. State Department (significance - UN Agenda).
Mission of the Command:   Protect the interests of the United States
Strengthening the defense of African militaries - regional coordination
Activities are guided by 2 simple principles:  
- a safe stable secure Africa is in our interest
- African solutions to African problems - but last year Hillary Clinton said, "yes, African solutions for African problems, but increasingly, global problems require African solutions as well" 
2 Documents guide Africa policy
U.S. Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa  
Policy and Strategy built on four pillars:
Promote opportunity and development
Spur economic growth trade and investment
Advance peace and security
Strengthen democratic institutions
Defense Strategic Guidance 
    link to copy found on this website 
Notice the difference between the way the DOD Guidance is written and General Ham's description of Africom's activities in Africa.  General Ham sounds more like a UN NGO than he does a military man. 
Mission sets in Africa
Countering extremist organizations and threats in Africa - manifests as "undermining governance of those countries and establishing their own regime of control outside of legitimate government control".  (Side Note:   logical islands?   Isn't that the same thing that's being done here in the United States with the intermodal commerce zones - i.e.  inland ports?  He named a lot of insurgent groups - sounds like so-called Sovereign Citizens doesn't it?  It sure seems like it to me.  )
Here is what I'm getting from General Ham - plus what I know from my research:
We have USAID and the CIA operating covertly to support the insurgency to break nation-states as a prerequisite for "global governance" under the direction of the U.S. State Department.  We have the military operating in regional command structures - reporting to Ambassadors (who work for the State Department) fighting insurgent groups who are trying to operate outside nation-state boundaries and who intend to establish their own regimes.   The U.S. Military, USAID and the CIA are all working on implementing "smart systems"  -  which are required for the global governance system - and the American taxpayer is paying for all of it.   
And that makes sense from the strategic standpoint of having one plan (global technocractic tyranny) translated culturally for the various countries -  with media reporting back to the U.S. being the cultural version which makes it seem like different things happening in different countries - when in fact, it is one thing happening in all countries - with the U.S. and NATO behind it. 
Gen. Ham talks about how U.S. attention is shifting to the Pacific. 
   Note:   I received an email in my inbox last night hyping the threat of North Korea.  I made a tiny url of the browser copy of the email - because I wanted you to see how they compiled this scare-mail.
Get ready for war North Korea - it's coming your way.  Actually, probably the South Koreans should get ready because they will be flooded with refugees no doubt.

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Unified Command

The military of which Africom is a part, is the Unified Command Plan.  These Commands are assigned regional territories. 


US Northern Command is the North American counterpart to Africom.  Northern Command was stood up following September 11, 2001.  According to a Congressional Research Report titled, The Unified Command Plan and Combatant Commands: Background and Issues for Congress published January 3, 2013, Northcom's mission is as follows (Page 49):

“USNORTHCOM’s mission is to conduct homeland defense, civil support and security
cooperation to defend and secure the United States and its interests. USNORTHCOM was
established Oct. 1, 2002, to provide command and control of DOD homeland defense efforts and to coordinate defense support of civil authorities.

USNORTHCOM’s area of operation includes air, land and sea approaches and encompasses the continental United States, Alaska, Canada, Mexico and the surrounding water out to approximately 500 nautical miles. It also includes the Gulf of Mexico, the Straits of Florida, portions of the Caribbean region to include The Bahamas, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The commander of USNORTHCOM is responsible for theater security cooperation with Canada, Mexico, and The Bahamas.”

Unique Civil Support Mission98

USNORTHCOM’s civil support mission includes domestic disaster relief operations during fires, hurricanes, floods and earthquakes. Support also includes counter-drug operations and managing the consequences of a terrorist event employing a weapon of mass destruction. The command provides assistance to a nonmilitary Primary Agency when tasked to do so by DOD. Per the Posse Comitatus Act,99 military forces can provide civil support, but cannot become directly involved in law enforcement.100


There are two other paragraphs that are highly significant in this attempt to sort out who is doing what to whom and under what authority.  On Page 14, it says the following:

Other Agency Involvement19

There are other executive branch agencies (State Department, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, and the Central Intelligence Agency, to name a few) that are collectively referred to as the Interagency and have a vested interest in the UCP because some of its associated military tasks intersect with the responsibilities of these agencies. While none of these agencies are formally part of the UCP development process, they do have access to it by means of agency liaison officers stationed at the COCOMs and on the Joint Staff. These liaison officers have visibility of the IDP and COA process as well as access to draft UCPs and are able to report their observations and concerns to their principals (i.e. Secretary of State, Attorney General, etc.). The NSC also receives periodic updates on UCP development or revisions during the UCP cycle. The principals may then choose to address their UCP concerns with senior DOD leadership. During the NSC UCP Review, other agencies can publicly voice concerns with the UCP but, unless an agency has not been actively following the UCP development, there should be no “surprises” when the UCP is reviewed by the NSC.

Congressional Involvement20

Congress currently has no statutory role in the UCP development, revision, or review process other than those stipulated in Title 10, Chapter 6, Sections 161 and 166. Congress does, however, make its concerns known during hearings, private conversations between Members and staff and DOD leadership, and through lending support to UCP-related issues through legislation or by resolution. For example, prior to the 2007 decision to stand up AFRICOM, a number of Members called for the creation of a separate geographic combatant command for Africa. Congress also periodically includes provisions in annual National Defense Authorization Acts calling for DOD studies and reports on certain aspects of COCOM structure and operations. These requirements, in addition to providing information to Congress, also serve the purpose of identifying areas of congressional concern which can influence DOD COCOM-related resourcing and policy decisions.


Obviously, with the understanding of the above, it becomes important to know what authorities are stipulated for Congress in Title 10, Chapter 6, Sections 161 and 166.  Essentially, Congress has no authority over any aspect of the UCP except budget which is disbursed through the authority of the Secretary of Defense.  

Northern Command operates under the direction of the President and they are trying to bridge the gap between military and civilian spheres by using a thin veil of disaster assistance and drug interdiction.  Since Northern Command is one unit of an international force structure and it includes areas beyond the borders of our country including in this region, the Caribbean, Canada and Mexico, and it has interagency relations with the CIA, State Department and the also newly created Department of Homescam Security which assumed authority over all domestic agencies of law enforcement and "security",  it seems to me that the standup of Northern Command constituted a coup d'etat by a foreign military some of the members of which sport the uniforms of American soldiers.