Djibouti – French, US, Japanese and now Chinese military bases all in a territory the size of Wales or New Jersey.
Saudi Prince Muhammad bin Salman announces a new military alliance of thirty-four Muslim states against terrorism. Iran, Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan not included. Not much substance yet.
A stable point in a region of deprivation and breakdown, Djibouti is the centre for relief operations for Yemen, and has attracted a cluster of foreign military bases. We will hear more of it.