Category: Djibouti

China’s Expanding Web of Overseas Bases

Commentary In the early 2010s, China started building a constellation of artificial islands in the Spratly Islands. At the time, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leadership promised not to militarize these islands. That turned out to be a lie, and several islands were subsequently constructed with airstrips and harbors capable of accepting military aircraft and…

Djibouti Signs Deal With Hong Kong Company to Build Rocket Launch Site

The Republic of Djibouti has signed a preliminary $1 billion deal with a Hong Kong company to build a facility to launch satellites and rockets in the African nation where the Chinese Communist regime has established a military base. Djibouti’s President Ismail Omar Guelleh signed the partnership agreement with Hong Kong Aerospace Technology on Jan….

US Military Officials Warn of China’s Alarming Increase in Naval and Nuclear Military Power

China’s ability to project its naval power in the Indian Ocean, as well as its continued build-up of the nuclear arsenal, is of great concern to the United States, said two top U.S. military officials in recent congressional hearings. Beijing’s naval power now includes aircraft carriers after China has modernized its military base in Djibouti…