Map Shows Countries Where China Seeks Overseas Military Base


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China is seeking new overseas military facilities around the world to boost geopolitical aspirations, a U.S. intelligence assessment has said. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence's (ODNI) annual assessment, which was published on Monday, brought attention to China's global military aspirations. The ODNI is a nodal agency for all U.S. intelligence agencies and publishes a much-watched annual threat assessment. ODNI has underscored China's growing global military ambitions in its latest annual assessment, pointing at Beijing's efforts to extend its military reach beyond its borders. "The PLA [People's Liberation Army] will continue to pursue the establishment of overseas military...