The US sailed 2 warships through the Taiwan Strait today, a show of force that is bound to irritate Beijing and comes amid heightened US-China tensions on a range of issues. The frequency of transits has increased this year, with the US also sailing 2 ships through the Strait in July

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13 November 2018
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Defense officials tell CNN that multiple Chinese warships shadowed the two US vessels, the USS Curtis Wilbur and USS Antietam, during the transit, following at a distance that was considered to be safe
Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) just posted a notice that two US Navy ships have entered the Taiwan Strait from near the southern tip of Taiwan and are heading north.
The US sailed 2 warships through the Taiwan Strait today, a show of force that is bound to irritate Beijing and comes amid heightened US-China tensions on a range of issues. The frequency of transits has increased this year, with the US also sailing 2 ships through the Strait in July
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