In this handout image courtesy of the US Navy taken on August 27, 2021 the AI Arleigh-burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd transits the Taiwan Strait on Saturday. Photo: US Navy via AFP
In this handout image courtesy of the US Navy taken on August 27, 2021 the AI Arleigh-burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd transits the Taiwan Strait on Saturday. Photo: US Navy via AFP
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US must refrain from stoking Taiwan Strait tensions

  • In extraordinary times, and with the People’s Liberation Army on heightened alert over Taiwan, sailings by American warships risk a dangerous escalation

In this handout image courtesy of the US Navy taken on August 27, 2021 the AI Arleigh-burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd transits the Taiwan Strait on Saturday. Photo: US Navy via AFP
In this handout image courtesy of the US Navy taken on August 27, 2021 the AI Arleigh-burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd transits the Taiwan Strait on Saturday. Photo: US Navy via AFP
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