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US warship sails near disputed area in the South China Sea

In the latest implicit challenge to China’s sweeping territorial claims in the South China Sea, a US warship has sailed through waters off the contested Spratly Islands, the Pentagon said Sunday. “Guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur conducted a freedom of navigation operation,” an official told AFP. “Decatur sailed within 12 nautical miles of Gaven and Johnson […]