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3 Chinese Weapons of War America Should Fear in the South China Sea

Dave Majumdar Security, Asia Had the Chinese chosen to sink Lassen in the South China Sea, it would have been sitting at the bottom of the South China Sea right now As the United States continues to reassert its right to freely navigate the seas in the Western Pacific, the specter of a potential confrontation with China looms in the background. While the guided missile destroyer USS Lassen passed within twelve nautical miles of a Chinese man-made island in the South China Sea without incident, in the future there is always a possibility that such a passage might not end quite so peacefully.
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