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China scrambles fighter jets as U.S. destroyer steams past disputed island

BEIJING — A U.S. warship sailed within 12 miles of one China’s largest artificial islands Tuesday, part of a continuing effort by the Pentagon to demonstrate that the United States remains undeterred by the rapid Chinese military buildup in the South China Sea.

The presence of the USS William P. Lawrence, an Arleigh Burke-class…

Source: China scrambles fighter jets as U.S. destroyer steams past disputed island – The Washington Post

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