U.S. Destroyer Defies China With Spratly Island Patrols

THE PENTAGON – The U.S. went on the offensive against China’s island reclamation operations this week as the guided missile destroyer DDG 82 USS Lassen passed within 12 nm of Subi and Mischief reefs in the Spratly Islands, a defense official confirms. With new U.S. commanders recently taking over...

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