Performers dance during the opening ceremony of Dubai-based port operator DP World’s Doraleh container terminal in Djibouti port. Djibouti’s president has been criticised for seizing control of the terminal, reportedly to allow China to take it over. China has been investing heavily in the African port nation and set up a naval base there. Photo: AP

India crafts its own ‘string of pearls’ to rival China’s naval jewels in the Indian Ocean

Rob Edens says India is scrambling to secure alliances as China extends its naval dominance in the Indian Ocean, India’s traditional area of influence

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Performers dance during the opening ceremony of Dubai-based port operator DP World’s Doraleh container terminal in Djibouti port. Djibouti’s president has been criticised for seizing control of the terminal, reportedly to allow China to take it over. China has been investing heavily in the African port nation and set up a naval base there. Photo: AP
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