INSTITUTE FOR DEFENCE STUDIES AND ANALYSES 9 January 2019 by ANAND KUMAR The United States finds its position increasingly challenged by two emerging...

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...

THOMSON REUTERS ZAWYA 17 December 2018 The Global trade enabler will continue to pursue means to resolve dispute over its container terminal in Djibouti Dubai, United Arab Emirates:DP World welcomes the statement made by US National Security Adviser John Bolton at the Heritage Foundation on 13 December 2018 when he presented the US Administration’s new strategic policy...

DAILY NATION 14 December 2018 by JOHN BOLTON In Summary As part of our new Africa strategy, the United States will also reevaluate its support for U.N....

DEFENSE ONE 12 December 2018 by KATIE BO WILLIAMS U.S. service members assigned to the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa keep watch as...

FUTURE DIRECTIONS 21 November 2018 by LINDSAY HUGHES Background At a time when international attention is focussed on the Trump-Xi power plays, other developments in its immediate neighbourhood have equally captured New Delhi’s attention. In the Maldives, the opposition leader, Ibrahim Solih, won the general election, which was conducted on 23 September, and was sworn...

REUTERS 14 November 2018 by PATRICIA ZENGERLE WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Two prominent U.S. senators expressed alarm on Tuesday about the military and political consequences if China gains control of a port terminal in Djibouti, and said they were concerned it could further boost Beijing’s influence in East Africa. In a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...

THE SUN 12 September 2018 While Chinese debt diplomacy may not seem relevant to most Americans, it is a serious threat to US national security. Loans...

American Thinker 1 September 2018 The Obama years may have allowed China to infringe on American global power, but under Trump, the tide is turning....

CNN politics 21 July 2018 The goal of China’s influence operations around the world is to replace the United States as the world’s leading...