China's Liaoning aircraft carrier with accompanying fleet conducts a drill in an area of South China Sea. File photo: Reuters
China's Liaoning aircraft carrier with accompanying fleet conducts a drill in an area of South China Sea. File photo: Reuters

Trump White House vows to stop Beijing taking South China Sea islands

Military experts said any such move against China’s growing naval fleets would risk dangerous escalation

China's Liaoning aircraft carrier with accompanying fleet conducts a drill in an area of South China Sea. File photo: Reuters
China's Liaoning aircraft carrier with accompanying fleet conducts a drill in an area of South China Sea. File photo: Reuters
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