Beijing Readies 2 New Aircraft Carriers

TAIPEI The deployment this year of a second aircraft carrier and construction of a third will allow China to position one of the carriers in the contested South China Sea, maritime policy experts believe.

A carrier known only as Type …

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Beijing Readies 2 New Aircraft Carriers

TAIPEI The deployment this year of a second aircraft carrier and construction of a third will allow China to position one of the carriers in the contested South China Sea, maritime policy experts believe.

A carrier known only as Type …

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US Ending Iranian Oil Sanctions Waivers

The United States is tightening its economic sanctions on Iran by ending a set of waivers Thursday that had allowed some of the country's largest oil buyers to continue their purchases.

With the expiration of waivers for eight buyers, U.S. …

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