05 February 2020
South China Sea Threat: Trump Ramps Up Pressure on Beijing as US Patrols Reach Record High
In 2019 US freedom of navigation patrols in the South China Sea hit a record high, leading one expert to claim it shows US President Donald Trump is pursuing a “concrete drive” to emphasise US security commitments to the region. Collin Koh, a research fellow from RSIS, said the marked increase in patrols serves as a warning to Beijing.
RSIS / Online
Last updated on 06/02/2020