Chinese troops based in Djibouti staged a live-fire drill, less than two months after moving there. Photo: Handout
Chinese troops based in Djibouti staged a live-fire drill, less than two months after moving there. Photo: Handout

China’s Djibouti military base: ‘logistics facility’, or platform for geopolitical ambitions overseas?

Official peacekeeping mission notwithstanding, new outpost has docking facilities that can handle most vessels in China’s naval fleet

Chinese troops based in Djibouti staged a live-fire drill, less than two months after moving there. Photo: Handout
Chinese troops based in Djibouti staged a live-fire drill, less than two months after moving there. Photo: Handout
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