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China’s Experiment in Djibouti
October 05, 2016
China’s Experiment in Djibouti
China’s role in Africa is changing from resource extractor to long-term strategic partner. Djibouti is a prime example.
China’s Experiment in Djibouti
Confirmed: Construction Begins on China's First Overseas Military Base in Djibouti
February 29, 2016
Confirmed: Construction Begins on China's First Overseas Military Base in Djibouti
China's defense ministry has confirmed that construction has started on its "support facilities" in Djibouti.
Confirmed: Construction Begins on China's First Overseas Military Base in Djibouti
China Has 'Reached Consensus' With Djibouti on Military Base
January 23, 2016
China Has 'Reached Consensus' With Djibouti on Military Base
In addition to moving forward on a new military facility, China seals a series of trade deals with Djibouti.
China Has 'Reached Consensus' With Djibouti on Military Base
US General: China Has 10 Year Contract for First Overseas Military Base
November 26, 2015
US General: China Has 10 Year Contract for First Overseas Military Base
A U.S. general confirms China will open a base in Djibouti. Here's why that shouldn't be taken as a threat.
US General: China Has 10 Year Contract for First Overseas Military Base
Is China Moving Closer to a Military Base on the Horn of Africa?
November 14, 2015
Is China Moving Closer to a Military Base on the Horn of Africa?
Plus, details on China’s five-year plan, more on the Ma-Xi meeting, and a US delegation in Tibet. Friday China links.
Is China Moving Closer to a Military Base on the Horn of Africa?
No Need to Sweat a Chinese Military Base in Djibouti
May 16, 2015
No Need to Sweat a Chinese Military Base in Djibouti
A base does not necessarily mean Beijing is gearing up to challenge regional security heavyweights.
No Need to Sweat a Chinese Military Base in Djibouti
A Naval Base on the Horn of Africa for China?
May 13, 2015
A Naval Base on the Horn of Africa for China?
According to Djibouti's president, China is looking to set up its first overseas naval base in his country.
A Naval Base on the Horn of Africa for China?
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