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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Nothing to see here: US carrier still thousands of miles from Korea

WASHINGTON — For more than a week, media reports in the U.S. and around Asia routinely have mentioned the approach of the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson's carrier strike group, seemingly implying an attack on North Korea could be imminent. But a week after the U.S. announced the carrier and its escorts would leave Singapore, forego port calls in Australia and instead return to Korean waters, the carrier and its group had yet to head north.


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So no newspaper thought to use satellite imagery to check the yarn. More fake news, eh?

Posted by: dearieme | Apr 20, 2017 12:15:37 PM