Philippines: Risks rising with China challenging US at sea -—MANILA, Philippines — The risks of a “miscalculation” and armed conflict have risen in the disputed South China Sea with a militarily stronger China now able

US naval task force challenging China's sovereignty claims in South China Sea. The American media don't�want to publicize a measured show of strength by President Trump, because it makes him look strong�but not reckless.� But Australians, closer to the scene by thousands of miles, get it.� This is hugely important news.