Philippine generals and journalists watch from the deck of the US aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt as a US fighter jet lands on Tuesday, in international waters off South China Sea. Photo: AP 

US aircraft carrier sparks regional fears as it challenges China’s military might in South China Sea

Washington stakes no claims in territorial disputes of the sea, but has declared maintaining the freedom of navigation is in its national interest

Topic |   South China Sea

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Philippine generals and journalists watch from the deck of the US aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt as a US fighter jet lands on Tuesday, in international waters off South China Sea. Photo: AP 
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