Beijing Eyes New Military Bases Across the Indo-Pacific
Tanzania, Cambodia, and the UAE are on China’s wish list—and now Kiribati, within striking distance of Hawaii.
For Somaliland and Djibouti, Will New Friends Bring Benefits?
Interest in the Horn of Africa from foreign powers has always been a double-edged sword.
U.S. Developing Supply Route Along Dangerous Stretch From Djibouti to Somalia
The project is part of a broader military entrenchment in Africa.
Will Djibouti Become Latest Country to Fall Into China’s Debt Trap?
The African country houses a key U.S. military base, making it a particular concern for Washington.
Xi’s Long March on American Democracy
The United States can’t sit back and watch as China quietly colonizes the West.
Washington’s Closest Ally on the Horn of Africa Has a Terrible Human Rights Record
Tiny Djibouti is a key U.S. ally in the “war on terror.” But that doesn’t mean Washington should stay silent on its abuses.
Exclusive: The International Criminal Court Really Wishes Djibouti Had Arrested an Accused War Criminal
American diplomats stayed away form Bashir, State Dept. claims.
China Setting up Shop Next to Key U.S. Drone Base in Africa
Beijing making significant investments in Djibouti’s port facilities
Meet America’s China-Cozying, Rights-Abusing Ally in the Horn of Africa
The United States is ignoring Djibouti's human rights abuses and a growing ties with China to fly drones in Africa.