FAST FIVE: VP Harris Warns An Attack On The Philippines In South China Sea Would Trigger US Response
US Vice President Kamala Harris with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.
The US has inserted itself into the dispute by sailing warships near Chinese-controlled islands to challenge Beijing's claims.
The US has also formally rejected most of China's claims to the waters while not picking a side between other claimants.
On Tuesday, Harris visited the Philippine province of Palawan, an island province on the South China Sea just outside of waters claimed by Beijing.
She's also set to deliver a speech here extolling the role of PCG & reiterating US support to PH | @davidyusantos pic.twitter.com/LN0q6QCWpz – CNN Philippines (@cnnphilippines) November 22, 2022 The Pentagon said that Austin and his Indonesian counterparts agreed “to expand bilateral military training and education, including through hosting new language training courses, expanding cooperation for emerging defense leaders, and enhancing combined exercises.” Tyler Durden Tue, 11/22/2022 – 14:49.