China’s first permanent military presence on the coast of West Africa, located some 10,000 kilometers (6,000 miles) from Washington, is already in progress. Chinese warships, according to US authorities, may be able to refuel and refuel in a position away from the US east coast. The port at Bata in Equatorial Guinea is slated to become a Chinese installation. It can be remembered that last October, the US dispatched a top national security adviser to Equatorial Guinea, a small oil-producing country, to urge officials there to rebuff China’s approach.
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