Archive for the ‘Equatorial Guinea’ Category

U.S.-China Tensions Have a New Front: West Africa

Courtesy of the Wall Street Journal, a report on the competition between the U.S. and China to secure relationships in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea: In August, Ali Bongo, then-president of the Central African nation of Gabon, made a startling revelation to a top White House aide: During a meeting at his presidential palace, Bongo admitted he […]

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Beijing Is Going Places: Expanding Trade and Building Naval Bases

Courtesy of Foreign Policy, a report on potential locations for China’s next overseas base, locations which often also mirror commercial interests: China famously built its first overseas base, a launchpad for the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), in Djibouti in 2017. Where will it build the next one? To answer that question, the authors drew […]

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