China to Join Naval Exercise as Regional Tensions Rise


Later this month, China will for the first time join the massive U.S.-led Rim of the Pacific international maritime exercise, known as RIMPAC. Beijing’s participation comes as tensions over maritime territorial disputes are growing between China and its Asian neighbors. In recent weeks, Chinese and Vietnamese ships have repeatedly seen clashes like this one in disputed waters in the South China Sea. In the sky, planes from…

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