China features in the 2021 objectives for the US Navy, Marines and Coast Guard. Photo: EPA-EFE China features in the 2021 objectives for the US Navy, Marines and Coast Guard. Photo: EPA-EFE
China features in the 2021 objectives for the US Navy, Marines and Coast Guard. Photo: EPA-EFE
South China Sea

US-China tension: Pentagon’s 2021 maritime strategy has Beijing’s South China Sea activities in its sights

  • Document sets objectives for the US Navy, Marines and Coast Guard, saying hopes had faded that China and Russia would become responsible leaders
  • American naval forces expected to be more visible in the Pacific and will ‘detect and document our rivals’ actions’

Topic |   South China Sea
China features in the 2021 objectives for the US Navy, Marines and Coast Guard. Photo: EPA-EFE China features in the 2021 objectives for the US Navy, Marines and Coast Guard. Photo: EPA-EFE
China features in the 2021 objectives for the US Navy, Marines and Coast Guard. Photo: EPA-EFE
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