Former NATO Commander Warns China’s Warship Confrontation Could Start War


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Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe James Stavridis warned on Saturday about the Chinese warship that almost collided with a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Taiwan Strait, saying that such incidents could start war. A video published by Canadian outlet Global News that was also widely shared to social media, showed the Chinese vessel approach the U.S. Navy destroyer and passing within 150 yards of it. The close call comes amid ongoing tensions between China and the United States over a number of issues, including both countries' stance on Taiwan's independence. The U.S. Navy's Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) said on Saturday...