The guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson in formation with the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz during dual carrier operations with the Nimitz and Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Groups on June 23. Photo: US NavyThe guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson in formation with the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz during dual carrier operations with the Nimitz and Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Groups on June 23. Photo: US Navy
The guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson in formation with the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz during dual carrier operations with the Nimitz and Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Groups on June 23. Photo: US Navy

Operation Bashi Channel: the next flashpoint in the China-US military rivalry

  • Both militaries have made their presence felt in the busy waterway south of Taiwan
  • In the absence of direct communication, the PLA and the US are using missions in the area to send a message

Topic |   Taiwan
The guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson in formation with the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz during dual carrier operations with the Nimitz and Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Groups on June 23. Photo: US NavyThe guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson in formation with the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz during dual carrier operations with the Nimitz and Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Groups on June 23. Photo: US Navy
The guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson in formation with the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz during dual carrier operations with the Nimitz and Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Groups on June 23. Photo: US Navy
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