China in Africa: Old powers sidelined as Beijing follows economic ties with first military base

The opening of China’s first military base in Africa gives an additional foothold in a region where it already has much sway, thanks to economic ties. Some commentators see Africa as Beijing’s chance to preserve its manufacturing dominance for future generations. In a joint ceremony with a local honor guard, Chinese troops last week opened their …

150,000 Chinese Troops Have Massed At The North Korean Border As World Moves Closer To War

While the catalyst is unclear, it appears the market dropped as headlines of further sanctions against Russia appeared and reports of China deploying 150,000 troops to its North Korea border. According to Korean news agency Chosun, the “Chinese army has deployed about 150,000 troops to the North Korean border in two groups to prepare for unforeseen […]