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US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near China-Held Island
July 03, 2017
US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near China-Held Island
Just 39 days after a first operation, the Trump administration authorizes a second FONOP in the South China Sea.
US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near China-Held Island
China Rejects Latest US FONOP in the South China Sea
February 02, 2016
China Rejects Latest US FONOP in the South China Sea
The second U.S. FONOP had a different legal rationale than the first -- and sparked a different Chinese response.
China Rejects Latest US FONOP in the South China Sea
Return of the FONOP: US Navy Destroyer Asserts Freedom of Navigation in Paracel Islands
January 31, 2016
Return of the FONOP: US Navy Destroyer Asserts Freedom of Navigation in Paracel Islands
On Saturday, the USS Curtis Wilbur sailed within 12 nautical miles of a disputed island in the Paracel Islands.
Return of the FONOP: US Navy Destroyer Asserts Freedom of Navigation in Paracel Islands
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