More elements of the Chinese security architecture are being put in place.

This time in Pakistan. This follows Djibouti, China’s first overseas military base as well as China’s purchase of┬áHambantota port in Sri Lanka.

Here is the headline in SCMP.

First Djibouti … now Pakistan port earmarked for a Chinese overseas naval base, sources say.


You can read more here.

India announced it will build a similar style base in the island state of Seychelles.

The Indian Ocean is shaping up as the candidate to figure out if China’s rise will be peaceful or not. Keep in eye on this region.