Navy Destroyer Sails Near Disputed Island Claimed by China

A U.S. Navy destroyer has sailed within 12 miles of an artificial island that China built in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea.
0:28 | 10/27/15

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A major challenge to the Chinese from the USS lesson there of the navy destroyer entered the South China Sea yesterday near a chain of violence that. China claims are within its territory. The Chinese were not notified ahead of time about the ships' travel plans a defense official tells ABC news that it was a routine operation in the South China Sea in accordance. With international law. The Chinese call the mission. Illegal and a threat to China's sovereignty.

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