U.S. Indo-Pacific Diplomacy Efforts Hinge On FONOPS, Humanitarian Missions

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Navy’s stepped-up freedom of navigation transits in the South China Sea sends an unmistakable message to China and other nations in the region, a State Department official said this week. Officials in Beijing and other capitals see the transits as the “demonstrated resolve” of the United States to keep sea lanes … Continue reading U.S. Indo-Pacific Diplomacy Efforts Hinge On FONOPS, Humanitarian Missions