The Abraham Lincoln carrier strike group en route to the Persian Gulf on May 9. Photo: AP
Emanuele Scimia
Opinion

Opinion

Emanuele Scimia

Donald Trump’s intimidation of Iran with US Navy movements in the Persian Gulf risks weakening its South China Sea operations

  • The US Navy is in danger of spreading itself too thin, given that its warships also patrol the Mediterranean and the Black Sea
  • In the South China Sea, the US needs the support of its allies and like-minded countries

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The Abraham Lincoln carrier strike group en route to the Persian Gulf on May 9. Photo: AP
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