Why Do So Many Countries Have Military Bases In Djibouti?

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Located in the Horn of Africa, Djibouti hosts troops from the U.S., China and France. So why is Djibouti so popular for military bases?

Learn More:
BBC: Why are there so many military bases in Djibouti?
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-33115502

NPR: China Breaks Ground on Naval Base in Africa
http://www.npr.org/2016/04/18/474639376/china-breaks-ground-on-military-base-in-africa

The Diplomat: Confirmed: Construction Begins on China’s First Overseas Military Base in Djibouti
http://thediplomat.com/2016/02/confirmed-construction-begins-on-chinas-first-overseas-military-base-in-djibouti/

Washington Post: Remote U.S. base at core of secret operations
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/remote-us-base-at-core-of-secret-operations/2012/10/25/a26a9392-197a-11e2-bd10-5ff056538b7c_story.html

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