Friday, January 28, 2022

US Speculation about China's Military Bases in Africa posted on 27 January 2022 a commentary titled "Equatorial Guinea: U.S.-Chinese Competition Escalates Cold War in Africa" by Daniel Volman, African Security Research Project in Washington.

The author notes there is no evidence in unclassified sources of Chinese interest in acquiring a naval base in Equatorial Guinea or anywhere else in West Africa.  The article reviews the speculation in the US military about the prospects of China seeking military bases in Africa beyond its existing base at Djibouti.