Feliz Solomon, Time: The Decision to Send a U.S. Navy Fleet Toward the Korean Peninsula Has Made Seoul Nervous
A U.S. naval fleet moving toward the Korean peninsula has alarmed South Korean politicians, who warn Washington against any unilateral action targeting Pyongyang.
The Carl Vinson strike group, which includes the supercarrier it is named after, was dispatched Saturday from Singapore toward Korean waters, a move viewed by many as a show of force by the administration of President Donald Trump in the face of an increasingly provocative North Korea.
The Korea Times reports that politicians across party lines in the South Korean capital Seoul, including the country’s presidential front-runner Moon Jae-in, are alarmed by the new naval presence, which comes one day after Trump ordered a missile strike on an airbase in Syria without first seeking congressional approval.
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Update: The Chinese .... not surprising ..... are also concerned .... Chinese state media express 'concern' over USS Carl Vinson (UPI).
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WNU Editor: These worries from South Korea are understandable. Everything is in flux right now in South Korea. They do not have a President .... and the election to have one is only a few weeks away.