U.S. naval ship sails by China-claimed islands in disputed South China Sea

A U.S. Navy warship sailed by islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday in a freedom of navigation operation, marking the latest move by Washington to challenge Beijing’s territorial claims in the contested waters. The U.S. Navy’s 7th Fleet said destroyer USS Russell “asserted navigational rights and freedoms in the Spratly… Read More U.S. naval ship sails by China-claimed islands in disputed South China Sea