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New China carrier makes waves in South China Sea

Chinese President Xi Jinping formally commissioned on Tuesday (December 17) the country’s first domestically built aircraft carrier, known as the Shandong, on the southern island of Hainan, a deployment that will shift the strategic balance in the South China Sea. Symbolically accompanied by two close allies, Zhang Youxia, vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission, and […]