Tensions in the Indo-Pacific continue to rise (China.Table reports). On Sunday, the US deployed a group of warships around the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt to the region. This is according to satellite data from Beijing’s South China Sea Strategic Situation Probing Initiative. In addition, a second grouping of US warships with the guided missile destroyer USS Mustin had entered the East China Sea. It had been near the mouth of the Yangtze River on Saturday. Beijing did not let the incidents go unanswered – and in turn, sent the aircraft carrier Liaoning through the Miyako Strait southwest of Japan.
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