Another Sign of US Weakness? China Making Military Moves?

High ranking General Stephen Townsend claims China is planning a new Naval Base in disputed areas of the Atlantic Ocean. Is this another sign of a weak US Foreign Policy from the Joe Biden White House?

The top commander for U.S. military operations in Africa said Chinese officials have been approaching countries stretching from Mauritania to south of Namibia in search of where to position the naval facility.

Washington Times

“They’re looking for a place where they can rearm and repair warships. That becomes militarily useful in conflict,” U.S. Gen. Stephen Townsend said in an interview with The Associated Press.

Associated Press

Is China sensing weakness in the current administration? What are the repercussions of a new base in the Atlantic? Does anyone else miss Donald Trump’s no nonsense, fair but tough, approach to American Chinese relations?