Inside the Ring: Forbes: Send Carriers to Taiwan

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis / AP

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A senior House Republican this week called on the Obama administration to shift its policy toward Taiwan in the aftermath of China’s refusal to allow the aircraft carrier USS Stennis to make a port call in Hong Kong.

Rep. J. Randy Forbes, the Virginia Republican who chairs the House Armed Services subcommittee on sea power, said his major concern was that China’s denial of the carrier visit disrupted planned meetings between sailors and their families.

"It’s a huge disruption to the men and women on those ships," Mr. Forbes told Inside the Ring.

Read the entire article at the Washington Times.

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