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World powers look to Djibouti for trade, military access

Clip: 05/13/2017 | 8m 1s

Djibouti, a tiny country in Northeast Africa, is situated at the gateway to the Suez Canal, one of the world's busiest shipping routes. While its location is an economic commodity for a country that’s half unemployed, it also puts it at the center of a fight against pirates in Somalia and terrorist groups. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Martin Seemungal reports.

Aired: 05/13/17

Rating: NR

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