Category Djibouti

After 4000 Years, China Eyes Truly Global Role

After 4000 Years, China Eyes Truly Global Role By Colin Clark, breakingdefense.com View Original October 18th, 2017 Xi Jinping WASHINGTON: The president of China, seeming to cast aside the better part of four millennia of Chinese tradition, declared today that he sees “a new historic juncture in China’s development,” one that clearly calls for his country to flex its global muscles and change […]

China’s Mega Fortress In Djibouti Could Be Model For Its Bases In Pakistan

https://theprint.in/2017/09/27/china-mega-fortress-djibouti-pakistan/ China’s mega fortress in Djibouti could be model for its bases in Pakistan COLONEL VINAYAK BHAT (RETD) 27 September, 2017 China’s military base in Djibouti | Screengrab: CCTV   It is called a ‘logistics base’ but the 200-acre facility built by China can accommodate a brigade and has unprecedented security arrangements The People’s Liberation Army […]

CENTCOM Commander Votel Steels For Next Chapter In World’s Most Dangerous Region

CENTCOM Commander Votel Steels For Next Chapter In World’s Most Dangerous Region Howard Altman, Times Staff Writer Friday, July 14, 2017 1:34pm www.tampabay.com View Original July 14th, 2017 Army Gen. Joseph Votel, commander of the U.S. Central Command, sat down for an interview Wednesday with the Tampa Bay Times in his office at MacDill Air […]

China Sends Forces To 1st Military Base Abroad, In Djibouti

China Sends Forces To 1st Military Base Abroad, In Djibouti By Associated Press, www.stripes.com View Original July 11th, 2017 BEIJING — China on Tuesday dispatched members of its People’s Liberation Army to the Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti to man the rising Asian giant’s first overseas military base, a key part of a wide-ranging expansion of […]

U.S., China, Others Build Bases In Djibouti – What Could Go Wrong?

U.S., China, Others Build Bases In Djibouti – What Could Go Wrong? thecipherbrief.com · May 30, 2017 May 30, 2017 | Kaitlin Lavinder Photo: U.S. Navy/Drae Parker The Newsletter Get exclusive analysis delivered to your inbox daily. subscribe now The small East African country of Djibouti – which sits on the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait, a gateway to the Suez […]

Chinese Defense Adviser Says Djibouti Naval Facility Is A Much-Needed ‘Military Base’

Chinese Defense Adviser Says Djibouti Naval Facility Is A Much-Needed ‘Military Base’ By Minnie Chan, www.scmp.com View Original May 13th, 2017 An influential Chinese defence adviser explicitly called the navy installation China is establishing in the East African country of Djibouti a “military base” and said China will need more facilities like it to protect the nation’s […]

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 https://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 […]