A Chinese simulated strike on a U.S. aircraft carrier, naval operations in the South China Sea and Biden’s ally-focused China strategy.
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The U.S. reaffirms its position on Taiwan and the Senkakus; and illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing increases the risk of conflict in the South China Sea.
Continued tensions in the South China Sea and Taiwan Strait, a reemphasized U.S. naval focus on China, and Japanese outreach to European nations.
Tension around “Fortress Taiwan,” concern for the Senkakus, and naval exercises in the South China Sea.
Recent incidents in the South China Sea have called into question whether some U.S. spy flights in international airspace violate international norms.
The second ministerial meeting of “the Quad” produced few tangible results; military tensions with Taiwan continued to escalate; and the South China Sea was busy with warships from the United States, China and Japan.
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