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Three Carriers Carrying on SE of North Korea

3 carriers with a message for North Korea

Crew members aboard a U.S. aircraft carrier.
Crew members aboard a U.S. aircraft carrier.

Here are a coupla carriers on exercises clearly intended to send a message to North Korea. According to a Korean paper, the carriers and their lil’ buddy ships have been operating about 100 miles south-southeast of the Korean DMZ, in the Sea of Japan/AKA East Sea.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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