The US-led Rim of the Pacific Exercise, the world’s biggest international maritime drill, is held every two years. Photo: ReutersThe US-led Rim of the Pacific Exercise, the world’s biggest international maritime drill, is held every two years. Photo: Reuters
The US-led Rim of the Pacific Exercise, the world’s biggest international maritime drill, is held every two years. Photo: Reuters

Taiwan excluded from RIMPAC war games as US avoids crossing Beijing’s red line

  • Self-ruled island had been hoping to join the two-week drill that began on Monday as an observer
  • Meanwhile, its air force has told pilots to avoid ‘misfiring’ when sent to repel fighter jets from the mainland

Topic |   Taiwan
The US-led Rim of the Pacific Exercise, the world’s biggest international maritime drill, is held every two years. Photo: ReutersThe US-led Rim of the Pacific Exercise, the world’s biggest international maritime drill, is held every two years. Photo: Reuters
The US-led Rim of the Pacific Exercise, the world’s biggest international maritime drill, is held every two years. Photo: Reuters
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