The USS Theodore Roosevelt is seen docked along Kilo Wharf of Naval Base Guam on April 3, 2020. Photo: The Pacific Daily via APThe USS Theodore Roosevelt is seen docked along Kilo Wharf of Naval Base Guam on April 3, 2020. Photo: The Pacific Daily via AP
The USS Theodore Roosevelt is seen docked along Kilo Wharf of Naval Base Guam on April 3, 2020. Photo: The Pacific Daily via AP

US navy patrols Indo-Pacific for first time in three years, as US-China tensions deepen

  • The simultaneous appearance of three warships comes as the US escalates criticism over China’s campaign to militarise human-made islands in the South China Sea
  • The US has been seeking to shift more resources and military assets to the region to battle what they see is Beijing’s growing economic influence and military might
Topic |   South China Sea
The USS Theodore Roosevelt is seen docked along Kilo Wharf of Naval Base Guam on April 3, 2020. Photo: The Pacific Daily via APThe USS Theodore Roosevelt is seen docked along Kilo Wharf of Naval Base Guam on April 3, 2020. Photo: The Pacific Daily via AP
The USS Theodore Roosevelt is seen docked along Kilo Wharf of Naval Base Guam on April 3, 2020. Photo: The Pacific Daily via AP
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