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Ex-admiral: US should defend reef off Philippines

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by July 15, 2016 World News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States should be willing to use military force to oppose Chinese aggression at a disputed reef off the coast of the Philippines, a former commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific told a congressional hearing on Wednesday.

Dennis Blair made the recommendation to a Senate panel, a day after an international tribunal invalidated Beijing’s expansive claims in the South China Sea. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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