Category Djibouti

U.S. Wary of Its New Neighbor in Djibouti: A Chinese Naval Base

U.S. Wary of Its New Neighbor in Djibouti: A Chinese Naval Base https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/25/world/africa/us-djibouti-chinese-naval-base.html?_r=0 By ANDREW JACOBS and JANE PERLEZ FEB. 25, 2017 Continue reading the main storyShare This Page Share Tweet Email More Save Photo The United States established Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti after the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. CreditJason Straziuso/Associated Press DJIBOUTI – The two […]

Just A Quick Point On The Yemen Mission & Operating Targeted Drone Operations Out Of Djibouti

Just A Quick Point On The Yemen Mission & Operating Targeted Drone Operations Out Of Djibouti http://www.fortunascorner.com      It is certainly no secret that the U.S. military is operating drone operations out of Djibouti — so, the U.S. presence there is and no doubt has been on the terrorist radar screen. But, with the […]

China Leverages Base In Djibouti For Extending Its Reach In Africa

http://m.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2060971/all-aboard-africas-heartland-train-built-china?utm_source=edm&utm_medium=edm&utm_content=20170111&utm_campaign=scmp_today All aboard for Africa’s heartland – on a train built in China Inaugural journey on 750km line from Djibouti and the Suez Canal to landlocked Ethiopian capital LAURA ZHOU IN DJIBOUTI LAURA.ZHOU@SCMP.COM PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 10 January, 2017, 11:38pm UPDATED : Wednesday, 11 January, 2017, 9:50am Passengers rush to make the train’s first departure […]

Britain Eyes Renewed Military Engagement East Of Suez

https://www.ft.com/content/3477fe5a-c809-11e6-8f29-9445cac8966f Britain Eyes Renewed Military Engagement East Of Suez Middle East and Asia-Pacific in focus as UK opens facilities in Gulf and Singapore HMS Middelton in Bahrain earlier this year © Reuters Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Whatsapp Email 6 Save 3 HOURS AGO by: Jeevan Vasagar in Singapore More than four decades after a sweeping British military withdrawal […]

PLA Warships Carry Out Biggest Live-Fire Drills Yet In South China Sea

http://m.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/1987620/pla-warships-carry-out-biggest-live-fire-drills-yet?utm_source=edm&utm_medium=edm&utm_content=20160710&utm_campaign=scmp_today PLA Warships Carry Out Biggest Live-Fire Drills Yet In South China Sea Exercises in the South China Sea draw South, North and East Sea fleets, and come ahead of an international ruling on Beijing’s claims in the waters MINNIE CHAN MINNIE.CHAN@SCMP.CIM PUBLISHED : Saturday, 09 July, 2016, 4:45pm UPDATED : Sunday, 10 July, 2016, […]

Chinese Navy Logistics Base In Djibouti Will Drive Other Investment

http://m.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/1959471/chinese-navy-logistics-base-djibouti-will-drive-other?utm_source=edm&utm_medium=edm&utm_content=20160531&utm_campaign=scmp_today Chinese Navy Logistics Base In Djibouti Will Drive Other Investment, Says Adviser But arrival of PLA will mark the fourth foreign military presence in tiny but strategic Horn of Africa nation WENDY WU WENDY.WU@SCMP.COM PUBLISHED : Monday, 30 May, 2016, 5:59pm UPDATED : Monday, 30 May, 2016, 6:03pm The Chinese heavy-lift ship Zhen Hua […]