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The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Preble (DDG 88), USS Halsey (DDG 97) and USS Sampson (DDG 102) are underway behind the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)

US warship challenges China with second South China Sea sail-by operation this month

The US conducts these operations regularly, and it drives Beijing crazy. On Monday, China firmly demanded the US "stop such provocative actions."
US Coast Guard Legend-class maritime security cutter USCGC Bertholf sails into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

The US Navy sailed between China and Taiwan again, and the Coast Guard joined in this time

US Navy and Coast Guard on Sunday sailed ships through the strategic Taiwan Strait, where the US is trying to increase its presence.

This new Defense Department map shows how China says one thing and does another with its military operations at sea

China has made sweeping and debunked claims over the water and land in the South China Sea, but its military operations abroad reflect a double standard, and other countries are pushing back.
French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May.

‘Need to play by the rules’: UK and France will challenge Beijing in the South China Sea

UK Secretary of State for Defence said nations "need to play by the rules." The announcement came a day after US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said China's militarization of the South China Sea is for the purpose of "intimidation and coercion," and that there will be "consequences in the future."