The aircraft carrier Carl Vinson (centre) sails in convoy in the Philippine Sea in March. The carrier has been sent to the western Pacific. Photo: AFP

US and North Korea ‘closer to brink’ of accidental conflict

US Navy orders aircraft carrier group to take up position near Korean peninsula, compounding already high risk of miscalculation, analysts warn

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The aircraft carrier Carl Vinson (centre) sails in convoy in the Philippine Sea in March. The carrier has been sent to the western Pacific. Photo: AFP
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