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US drops the gauntlet on the South China Sea

When US Vice President Mike Pence flew on Tuesday over the South China Sea in transit to the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (Asean) summit in Singapore, his air force plane passed within 50 miles of Chinese outposts in the contested Spratly Islands. Upon landing at the summit, attended by regional leaders, Pence said his […]