Sphere Of Influence: China To Open Its First Naval Base In Africa

China recently announced a landmark agreement with Djibouti to establish Beijing’s first overseas naval base in its modern history. The agreement opens the door to the creation of a permanent Chinese military presence on the African continent – at a key geopolitical address bordering the Bab el-Mandeb Strait guarding the approaches to Suez along the Arabian…

Cover Photo Credit: See-ming Lee/ Flickr (CC By 2.0)

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