Category Djibouti

China Expands Its Influence At Djibouti’s Ports

https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/china-expands-its-influence-at-djiboutis-ports China Expands its Influence at Djibouti’s Ports File image By MarEx 2017-11-16 19:41:00 On Monday, Chinese energy consortium POLY-GCL Petroleum Group signed an MoU to invest$4 billion in a natural gas pipeline, an LNG plant and a loading terminal at Damerjog, Djibouti.The preliminary agreement will be finalized within six months and the groundbreaking should be sometime next year, energy minister […]

China Stretches Its Long Arm To Djibouti

http://www.thehindu.com/news/i nternational/china-stretches-i ts-long-arm-to-djibouti/articl e19896811.ece ADDIS ABABA DESPATCH |  INTERNATIONAL China stretches its long arm to Djibouti Nizar Manek OCTOBER 21, 2017 18:54 IST     The People’s Liberation Army’s overseas garrison conducted its first live-fire drills from China’s base inDjibouti last month. The base on the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait, where the Red Sea meets the Indian Ocean, was […]

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 […]