Mattis explains: Where the USS Vinson carrier group is going - CBS News

Last week, amid tensions with North Korea and the possibility that the North might conduct a nuclear or missile test, U.S. officials, including the president, had suggested that the U.S.S. Carl Vinson was headed north, toward the Korean peninsula ...

Pence: Misinformation about Carl Vinson's whereabouts not intentional - Yonhap News

WASHINGTON, April 19 (Yonhap) -- U.S. President Donald Trump was making the point he's ready to defend allies from North Korea when he said he's sent a Navy strike group to the region, Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday, following revelations ...

Where in the world is the USS Carl Vinson? - Gant Daily

The ship that was coming to take on North Korea is making a stopover first. When it was announced that a carrier strike group headed by the USS Carl Vinson was being deployed to the Korean Peninsula, it was seen as a ratcheting up of tensions with ...

Oops – US carrier heading for Korea - Asia Times

The deployment of the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group has been extended by a month so the warships can conduct presence operations off the coast of Korea, the commander of the strike group has said in a message to his crew. The action follows ...

US Aircraft Carrier Revelation Leaves South Koreans Feeling Cheated - New York Times

The aircraft carrier Carl Vinson, right, in the Indian Ocean last week. Credit U.S. Department of Defense. SEOUL, South Korea — When news broke less than two weeks ago that the Trump administration was sending the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson to the ...

As Korea tensions deepen, Carl Vinson Strike Group deployment extended - 13newsnow.com

(Navy Times)-- The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group's deployment has been extended by 30 days to patrol the waters off the Korean Peninsula as tensions deepen on with the rogue North Korean regime. Strike Group boss Rear Adm. James Kilby made the ...

US aircraft carrier's Asian mix-up sparks mockery in China - Business Day (registration)

The US aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson transits the Sunda Strait, Indonesia on April 15, 2017. Picture: SEAN M. CASTELLANO/COURTESY US NAVY/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS. Beijing — The US's allies in Asia were silent on Wednesday over confusion ...

Who Is Carl Vinson? - Daily Caller

The USS Carl Vinson sailed into prominence last week during the tense standoff with North Korea, but many were left asking “Who is Carl Vinson?” Other aircraft carriers are named for iconic U.S. presidents such as John F. Kennedy, Abraham Lincoln, ...

The Curious Case of Trump's Misplaced Aircraft Carrier - Vanity Fair

It was a military move heralded worldwide: The Trump administration was sending the U.S.S. Carl Vinson aircraft carrier to the Sea of Japan as a warning to the nutbag in North Korea. And it was totally bogus. The errant mix of government deceit or ...

US backtracks on 'armada' sailing towards North Korea - Business Standard

A US aircraft carrier and other warships, which President Donald Trump said were sent to the Korean Peninsula last week as a warning, did not sail towards North Korea — but went in the opposite direction, it has emerged. USS Carl Vinson aircraft ...

China hits 'provocative' US - NEWS.com.au

CHINA has criticised the US for being “provocative” about North Korea as Vice President Mike Pence says “the sword stands ready” to deal with the problem. China has avoided directly criticising the United States for lying about the course of its ...

Trump's threatened 'armada' heads away from North Korea - The Times of Israel

The USS Carl Vinson aircraft supercarrier takes part in a joint US-India naval exercise in the Indian Ocean, April 16, 2012. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman George M. Bell/Public domain/Wikimedia Commons) ...

USS Carl Vinson was sent to Indian Ocean, not Korean Peninsula - UPI.com

U.S. Navy and White House officials said the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier, seen here in the Sunda Strait near Indonesia on Saturday, and its three support ships were not deployed to the Korean Peninsula as initially reported, but instead sent to ...

Pence dismisses US-North Korea negotiations: 'Not at this time' - Washington Examiner

Vice President Mike Pence said bilateral negotiations with North Korea aren't going to happen as he continued his trip to Asia to put pressure on U.S. allies to join in a more aggressive stance toward Kim Jong Un. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi).

Carl Vinson scandal sours Trump's authority - Global Times

The US aircraft carrier strike group led by the USS Carl Vinson did not head toward the Korean Peninsula as had been said, but is now participating in a joint exercise with the Australian Navy in the Indian Ocean. After the information was officially ...

US lied about carrier strike group - Korea Times

The Donald Trump administration is causing a stir for a false narrative — intended or not — that a U.S. Navy strike group led by the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson was ordered to waters off the Korean Peninsula from Singapore, April 8.

China chides US about carrier's location - NEWS.com.au

China has avoided directly criticising the United States for lying about the course of its nuclear aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, but warned that such actions might compromise regional peace. Aircraft carrier Carl Vinson is currently in the Indian ...

Trump's missing 'armada' finally heading to Korea — and may stay a while - Washington Post

BEIJING — It was supposed to be steaming towards North Korea more than a week ago, an “armada” signaling American resolve. Then it wasn't. Now, it seems the USS Carl Vinson may finally be heading north. “Our deployment has been extended 30 days ...

Donald Trump's 'powerful armada' he claimed was steaming towards North Korea was actually heading in the WRONG ... - The Sun

DONALD Trump's 'armada' of warships which was purported to be 'steaming' towards North Korea was actually sailing in the OPPOSITE direction. A Pentagon official told CNN that the 'powerful' strike group headed by the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier ...

US 'armada' was far from North Korea during tension - Reuters

When Donald Trump boasted he'd ordered an 'armada' as a warning to deter North Korea. the naval strike group was sailing in the opposite direction. Reuters' Tim Kelly explains where it went instead. Press CTRL+C (Windows), CMD+C (Mac), or long-press ...