USA—Coast Guard Steps Up Pacific Ops To Counter China

Bloomberg News | 06/12/2019

The U.S. Coast Guard says it has bolstered operations in the Western Pacific in support of partner nations, reports Bloomberg News. A Coast Guard presence in the South China Sea and elsewhere will help enforce the sovereignty of partner countries in areas of territorial disputes with China, according to Vice Adm. Linda Fagan, the Coast Guard commander for the Pacific. As part of this effort, the Bertholf-class national security cutters Bertholf and Stratton are being deployed with...

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