Friday, July 7, 2017

US Bombers Fly Over South China Sea

On Thursday, the U.S. flew two, Rockwell International-made, B-1B Lancer bombers over the South China Sea, the Air Force said.

China, who has made claims to the sea and has created small islands and military installations in the waterway.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told Reuters that there was nothing preventing the U.S. from navigating the area by either sea or air. But he also ripped "individual countries using the banner of freedom of navigation and overflight to flaunt military force and harm China's sovereignty and security."

China's Defense Ministry said in a statement to Reuters that the country was monitoring "relevant countries' military activities next to China."

If Trump doesn't get the United States into a major shooting war somewhere, it is going to be a miracle.


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