FINALLY: US NAVY DEPLOYS STRIKE GROUP TO SOUTH CHINA SEA TO CONFRONT CHINA
The United States Navy has deployed a naval fleet equipped with most advanced weapons in South China Sea in what is considered a show of force as tensions rise over China's construction of artificial lands and militarization of the area.
Quoting US military officials, the Navy Times reported that the aircraft carrier, John C Stennis; the destroyers, Chung-Hoon and Stockdale; cruisers Antietam and Mobile Bay along with the Blue Ridge, command ship of the Japan-based 7th fleet, set off recently for the South China Sea, where Beijing has installed surface-to-air missiles and built an airstrip on reclaimed area.
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By the way, Malaysia has also lay claim to these islands. Why the deafening silence?