South China Sea warning: China increasing military presence in disputed waters

By Harvey Gavin

Admiral Philip Davidson, head of US Indo-Pacific Command, said American forces have observed more warships, fighter jets and bombers to the disputed waters last year. And Beijing’s increased presence poses a threat to future trade in the region, Admiral Davidson said. But despite China’s strategy, he said the US is committed to remaining an “enduring Pacific power”, Bloomberg reports.

Asked about China’s military activities in the region, Admiral Davidson said: “It’s building, it’s not reducing in any sense of the word.

“There has been more activity with ships, fighters and bombers over the last year than in previous years, absolutely.”


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