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Djibouti base won’t be the only one, ex-PLA admiral says

The People’s Daily, China’s flagship party mouthpiece, ran a two-page feature on Sunday under the headline “Time is ripe for a maritime great power”, detailing the country’s naval buildup since 2012, the year that Xi Jinping took control of the Communist Party and the military. Liu Jixian, former head of the People’s Liberation Army Academy of Military […]