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China's Atlantic pearl compounds U.S. fears after Solomons setback

A naval base in Equatorial Guinea would be a calamity for Washington

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President of Equatorial Guinea Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo shakes hands with Xi Jinping in Beijing in September 2018: China is moving directly into America's own backyard.   © Reuters

Liam Gibson is a Taipei-based geopolitical analyst and the founder of Policy People, a podcast and newsletter platform for think tank experts. He currently serves as the international public relations director at a Taiwan-based NGO, Asia-Pacific Youth Association.

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