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US Navy warships just challenged China with a South China Sea sail-by operation, and Beijing is furious

US Navy guided-missile destroyers and guided-missile cruisers. U.S. Navy photo by Lt.j.g. Caleb Swigart Two US Navy destroyers conducted a freedom-of-navigation operation in the South China Sea on Monday, challenging China’s claims to the Spratly Islands. Beijing accused the US of entering Chinese waters without permission and engaging in provocations that threaten China’s sovereignty. It […]

Britain is ramping up its stand-off with China by deploying its only aircraft carrier to the South China Sea

Britain says it is deploying its flagship aircraft carrier to the South China Sea, with British and US F-35 fighter jets aboard, in the UK’s biggest mission yet to the region. It escalates a tense situation, as China fiercely asserts that the sea is its territory and frames other naval vessels’ sailing there as an […]

US “Stirring Up Trouble”, Says China As Warships Sail By South China Sea

The US is “determined to stir up trouble in the South China Sea, create tension and undermine peace”, China said. BEIJING: China on Monday accused the United States of trying to “stir up trouble” by sending two US destroyers near disputed South China Sea islands. The guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance and USS Preble sailed near […]

UK to send new aircraft carrier loaded with F35 jets into South China Sea

Britain will send its flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth to the South China Sea. The United Kingdom will deploy its new aircraft carrier, loaded with two squadrons of F-35 aircraft into the politically-fraught South China Sea. British Defense Minister Gavin Williamson confirmed in a speech Monday morning that the Royal Navy’s HMS Queen Elizabeth will sail […]

US ships sail in disputed South China Sea

Observers fear the South China Sea could become a flashpoint for conflict — and the US just made another move likely to anger China. Australia pressured to increase South China Sea military presence Two United States warships have sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea, a US official has told Reuters. […]

South China Sea: Navy aims to ramp up China fight

BRITAIN’S new super-carrier should form the centre of a multinational taskforce to challenge Beijing’s stranglehold of the South China Sea, defence sources said last night. It follows a new report by the Henry Jackson Society think tank, backed by senior Admirals, which includes the move as part of a seven-point plan to ensure China holds […]