A Djibouti policeman stands guard during the opening ceremony of the Doraleh container terminal in Djibouti on February 7, 2009. The Dubai-based operators say they have been unfairly ousted by officials in Djibouti, and that the port will be turned over to China. Photo: Reuters

US general warns of ‘significant consequences’ for military if China takes control of key port in Africa

The port in Djibouti, where the Pentagon has a military base, has been seized from its former operators – and US lawmakers worry it will be turned over to Beijing

Topic |   US-China relations

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A Djibouti policeman stands guard during the opening ceremony of the Doraleh container terminal in Djibouti on February 7, 2009. The Dubai-based operators say they have been unfairly ousted by officials in Djibouti, and that the port will be turned over to China. Photo: Reuters
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