South China Sea: ex-US defence chief James Mattis told Beijing to play by the rules, Woodward book says

//South China Sea: ex-US defence chief James Mattis told Beijing to play by the rules, Woodward book says

South China Sea: ex-US defence chief James Mattis told Beijing to play by the rules, Woodward book says

A month before he resigned as US defence secretary, James Mattis accused Beijing of breaking its promise not to militarise the contested South China Sea and warned of grave consequences if it sought to become a dominant player in the Pacific.That is according to famed journalist Bob Woodward’s new book released on Tuesday about the Donald Trump administration, Rage, based on interviews with many people, including 18 with Trump.It includes rare details of private talks between Mattis and Chinese…

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