FOREIGN POLICY .COM 19 March 2019 by MATT KENNARD AND ISMAIL EINASHE Local fishermen’s boats moor at Berbera port, in the breakaway territory of Somaliland,...

21 February 2019 China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is undergoing its most extensive reform in thirty years. Combined with China’s expansionist...

THE TRUMPET 25 February 2019 by JEREMIAH JACQUES China is exerting control over East Africa’s only major strategic container terminal in a move that...

FP NEWS 26 January 2019 by AMANDA SPERBER U.S. Army Brig. Gen. William Zana, left, greets then-U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at Camp Lemonnier,...

CJTF-HOA 22 January 2019 by MASTER SGT. AMANDA CURRIER Top enlisted National Guard leader visits Djibouti U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher...

THE FINBEACON 22 December 2018 by EDWARD RUPERT When unveiling the Trump administration’s new Africa policy on Thursday, national security adviser John Bolton made a point to speak about a single container port in the tiny East African nation of Djibouti. Officials say the Doraleh Container Terminal is critical for resupplying the only permanent US base in Africa, and...

BUSINESS MIRROR 20 December 2018 by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Kyle Thompson’s (right) military history runs deep as Ian Poulter won’t have to wait until...

COMBINED JOINT TASK FORCE HORN OF AFRICA 12 December 2018 by Petty Officer 1st Class NICHOLAS SCOTT U.S. Department of State and interagency officials attend a briefing titled “Triggers of Regional Instability” during the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) East Africa Security Forum (EASF) at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Dec. 11, 2018. The EASF is an...

MODERN DIPLOMACY 5 November 2018 by ECATARINA GARCIA Chinese influence in East Africa is a topic of growing debate and concern for Western nations and...

THE ARAB WEEKLY 4 November 2018 by JOHN CK DALY With China’s overseas military expansion and advocacy of a new world order, Djibouti’s congested territory...