Chinese PLA personnel attend the opening ceremony of China's military base in Djibouti. Photo: AFP Chinese PLA personnel attend the opening ceremony of China's military base in Djibouti. Photo: AFP
Chinese PLA personnel attend the opening ceremony of China's military base in Djibouti. Photo: AFP

US welcomes China’s peacekeepers in Africa but wary of Beijing’s military inroads

  • US Senate Armed Services Committee was told China’s newly completed naval pier in Djibouti would accommodate an aircraft carrier
  • China’s peacekeeping deployments in Africa perceived as possible excuse to build up military bases in Africa, says analyst

Topic |   US-China relations
Chinese PLA personnel attend the opening ceremony of China's military base in Djibouti. Photo: AFP Chinese PLA personnel attend the opening ceremony of China's military base in Djibouti. Photo: AFP
Chinese PLA personnel attend the opening ceremony of China's military base in Djibouti. Photo: AFP
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