Eagle Eye

U.S. Warship in South China Sea

Chloe Yueh '17, Staff Writer

January 10, 2016

On October 27, the U.S. Navy made a long-anticipated entry into the disputed waters of South China Sea. The USS Lassen, a guided missile destroyer, sailed within 12 nautical miles of Subi Reef, on which China has built an artificial island. The warship was sent to challenge Beijing’s territorial claim...

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