“U.S. Flexes Its Military Muscles Off China” NBC News
Robert Windrem and William M. Arkin report that the U.S. is demonstrating a broad range of military capability in the South China Sea. This is meant to be overt and noticed by the Chinese government. It is also a response to North Korea’s military and nuclear posturing. The U.S. military actions are a continuation of strategy pursued under former president Barack Obama.