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US destroyer sails near disputed island in South China Sea - Washington Post

An American guided-missile destroyer sailed near a disputed island in the South China Sea on Sunday, a U.S. defense official said, marking the second such operation since President Trump took office. The Japan-based USS Stethem, an Arleigh Burke-class ...and more »

China: US warship near island a 'serious provocation' - Aljazeera.com

China denounces a US move sailing a warship close to a disputed island occupied by Beijing in the South China Sea. 2 Jul 2017. USS Stethem destroyer passes less than 12 nautical miles (22 kilometres) from tiny Triton Island [File: Reuters]. China ...and more »

China Reacts Angrily to Latest US South China Sea Freedom of Navigation Operation - The Diplomat

China has reacted forcefully and negatively to the United States' latest freedom of navigation operation near one of its island possessions in the Paracel Islands group in the South China Sea. On Monday, following the USS Stethem's operation within 12 ...and more »

China builds new military facilities on South China Sea islands: think tank - CNBC

China suspected of building new military facilities on islands in the South China Sea, following U.S. think tank report. Satellite images show missile shelters and radar and communications facilities. U.S. express concerns that this could impact trade ...and more »

US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near China-Held Island - The Diplomat

Just 39 days after a first operation, the Trump administration authorizes a second FONOP in the South China Sea. By Ankit Panda for The Diplomat. July 03, 2017. On Sunday, a U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS Stethem, sailed within 12 ...and more »

China Condemns US South China Sea Action - U.S. News & World Report

The tiff comes ahead of the G-20 summit in Germany, where the U.S. and Chinese presidents will meet. By Curt Mills, Staff Writer |July 3, 2017, at 11:10 a.m.. China Condemns U.S. South China Sea Action. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on Twitter ...and more »

Warship USS Stethem challenges territorial claims in South China Sea ahead of Trump talks - ABC Online

A US warship has sailed near a disputed island in the South China Sea claimed by China, Taiwan and Vietnam in an operation intended to challenge the competing claims of all three nations, a US Defence Department official said. Key points: It is the ...and more »

South China Sea: US warship sails near disputed island - Deutsche Welle

Beijing has reacted angrily to the passage of a US warship near an island in the South China Sea, calling it "serious political and military provocation." The move could further strain relations between the superpowers. The Arleigh Burke-class guided ...and more »

South China Sea: America needs a better strategy - The Straits Times

The China strategy of US President Donald Trump's administration is confused and confusing, both in general and in particular vis-a-vis the South China Sea. Ordinarily, US policy regarding some marginal sea in Asia would not be a front-burner issue ...and more »

US warship in operation near disputed island in South China Sea - The Independent

A US warship sailed near a disputed island in the South China Sea claimed by China, Taiwan and Vietnam on Sunday in an operation meant to challenge the competing claims of all three nations, a US Defense Department official said. The USS Stethem, a ...and more »