US sailors receive a safety briefing on the USS Dewey in the South China Sea earlier this month. Photo: AFP
Ankit Panda
Opinion

Opinion

Ankit Panda

The real purpose of US Navy ‘freedom of navigation operations’ around disputed South China Sea islands

‘Fonops’ in South China Sea are Washington’s way of continuing to support the regional security architecture and the rules-based liberal international order

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US sailors receive a safety briefing on the USS Dewey in the South China Sea earlier this month. Photo: AFP
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