Two U.S. Navy warships sail through strategic Taiwan Strait

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) steams during a three-carrier strike force photo exercise in the Western Pacific, November 12, 2017. Picture taken November 12, 2017. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kelsey J. Hockenberger/Handout via REUTERS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military said it sent two Navy warships through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday as the Pentagon increases the frequency of movement through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China. The voyage risks further raising tensions with China but will likely be viewed by self-ruled Taiwan as a sign of support from […]

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