U.S. car­rier heads to South as show of force

Austin American-Statesman - - TUESDAY BRIEFING -

WASHINGTON — The U.S. is send­ing the mas­sive air­craft car­rier the USS Ge­orge Washington to South Korea, the mil­i­tary an­nounced. The de­ploy­ment is con­sid­ered a show of force af­ter the sink­ing of a South Korean war­ship that the South blames on the North. The car­rier was ex­pected to be in Bu­san by Wed­nes­day and could par­tic­i­pate in an up­com­ing mil­i­tary ex­er­cise.

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