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Chinese Navy Plays Chicken with US Navy

Last month. The temptation would be for the skipper of the Decatur to apply maximum thrust and leave the Chinese ship behind, but that might be what the confrontation was all about in the first place, a contest of speed where neither navy knows exactly how fast the others’ destroyers will go. During the encounter, the Decatur’s signalman ran up this flag:

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