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Djibouti: Chinese troops depart for first overseas military base
BBC ^ | 12 July 2017 | staff

Posted on 07/12/2017 8:29:02 AM PDT by Leaning Right

Ships carrying Chinese troops are heading to Djibouti to set up Beijing's first overseas military base, reports state media. China says the support base will be used for peacekeeping and humanitarian aid in Africa and West Asia.

It will also be used for military co-operation, naval exercises and rescue missions, Xinhua said.

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: camplemonnier; china; djibouti; eritrea; somalia
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1 posted on 07/12/2017 8:29:02 AM PDT by Leaning Right
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To: Leaning Right

Sorry to ask here, but not tech saavy. I cannot get FR to display more than about 4 articles. Anyone help please?


2 posted on 07/12/2017 8:33:02 AM PDT by amihow
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To: Leaning Right

Gee whiz.....What could go wrong here?

Pinch point analysis.


3 posted on 07/12/2017 8:33:08 AM PDT by ptsal ( Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please. - M. Twain)
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To: amihow

Set your preferences to 20 articles and 20 replies. That worked for me.


4 posted on 07/12/2017 8:33:37 AM PDT by Publius ("Who is John Galt?" by Billthedrill and Publius available at Amazon.)
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To: Leaning Right

This could split Djibouti in two!!

L


5 posted on 07/12/2017 8:34:15 AM PDT by Lurker (America burned the witch.)
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To: HarleyLady27; Jane Long; BlackFemaleArmyCaptain; Black Agnes; djstex; RoosterRedux; DoughtyOne; ...

Pinch point.

New slave masters.


6 posted on 07/12/2017 8:34:57 AM PDT by ptsal ( Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please. - M. Twain)
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We have a huge WRM (War Reserve Material) base there. Huge, many troops. We will outnumber any Chinese “base.”


7 posted on 07/12/2017 8:36:01 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: Leaning Right

Hey, have a good time in Djibouti! Best of luck with your “military base” ! Hope that works out for you!


8 posted on 07/12/2017 8:38:26 AM PDT by Steely Tom (Liberals think in propaganda)
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To: amihow

The servers are slow again.


9 posted on 07/12/2017 8:39:47 AM PDT by AlaskaErik (I served and protected my country for 31 years. Progressives spent that time trying to destroy it.)
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To: Hulka

Ditto. Ours is on the other side of the port. The Chinese already have some kind of base there.


10 posted on 07/12/2017 8:40:13 AM PDT by muleskinner
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To: ptsal

thanks for the ping.


11 posted on 07/12/2017 8:41:04 AM PDT by djstex (The REAL News of The Day ... Trump is Our President EVERYDAY! :))
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To: Leaning Right

So let the Chinese have their base in the hopes that they are prepared to kill mucho muslims and maybe we can save some revenue and US lives and get the hell out of that turd pile for awhile.


12 posted on 07/12/2017 8:41:50 AM PDT by VietVet876
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To: amihow

The Chinese are getting foothold in Africa because of the natural resources, so they’re paying off the local governments with infrastructure projects in exchange for mining rights.


13 posted on 07/12/2017 8:44:09 AM PDT by muleskinner
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To: Leaning Right

Puts the ChiComs in a commanding position over another Seagate.


14 posted on 07/12/2017 8:45:36 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: muleskinner
Perhaps, someone can contact Cheryl Mills and get her insight into building freight transport facilities in Africa.

Who got their palms greased in this deal?

15 posted on 07/12/2017 8:47:20 AM PDT by ptsal ( Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please. - M. Twain)
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To: KC_Lion

Ping.


16 posted on 07/12/2017 8:48:48 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Hulka; ptsal
"We have a huge WRM (War Reserve Material) base there. Huge, many troops. We will outnumber any Chinese “base.”"

Camp Lemonnier


17 posted on 07/12/2017 8:51:25 AM PDT by rxsid (HOW CAN A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN'S STATUS BE "GOVERNED" BY GREAT BRITAIN? - Leo Donofrio (2009))
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18 posted on 07/12/2017 8:53:09 AM PDT by CivilWarBrewing (Feminism DESTROYED females)
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👍🏼
19 posted on 07/12/2017 8:55:14 AM PDT by Jane Long (Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow.)
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To: fella

“Puts the ChiComs in a commanding position over another Seagate.”

Bingo!


20 posted on 07/12/2017 8:55:38 AM PDT by ryderann
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