China Sends Message By Having Destroyers Shadow U.S. Ship Past Islands

Hours ago the USS Lassen made its way within 12 miles of China’s man-made islands near Subi Reef, part of the Spartly Islands archipelago. During its roughly 72 mile freedom of navigation mission, the American Arelaigh Burke Class Destroyer was shadowed closely by the Chinese Type 052C guided missile destroyer Lanzhou »10/27/15 2:36pm10/27/15 2:36pm