China launches naval and air drills as US warship transits Taiwan Strait

Published Sep 18 2021 at 8:42 AM GMT
  • Beijing held a military drill targeting Taiwan and described the United States as the “biggest troublemaker” in the region as a US destroyer sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Friday in the ninth such passage by American warships this year.
  • The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Barry conducted a “routine Taiwan Strait transit” on Friday, a statement from the US Navy’s Seventh Fleet said.“The ship’s transit through the Taiwan Strait demonstrates the US commitment to a free and….



  • Published Sep 18, 2021 8:42 AM GMT