An end to drone flights from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti
Alarmed by a string of aviation accidents, the government of Djibouti has forced the U.S. military to move a large fleet of drones from Camp Lemonnier, in the capital, to a more remote location in the desert. The Pentagon began intensifying drone operations from Camp Lemonnier in 2011 and has been investing heavily to upgrade the base into a major regional hub for counterterrorism operations. Read related article.
Department of the Navy; CIA World Factbook. Image source: GeoEye via Google Earth. The Washington Post.