British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth will be deployed to the Pacific. Photo: AP British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth will be deployed to the Pacific. Photo: AP
British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth will be deployed to the Pacific. Photo: AP

Britain urges the West to be ready to flex military muscle in the Pacific as US Navy steps up activities in South China Sea

  • Hardline message could be part of face-saving effort to regain confidence battered by Brexit, Chinese analyst says

Topic |   South China Sea
British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth will be deployed to the Pacific. Photo: AP British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth will be deployed to the Pacific. Photo: AP
British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth will be deployed to the Pacific. Photo: AP
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