Overblown Reports of Three US Aircraft Carrier Strike Groups Deployed to Korean Peninsula Waters

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Overblown Reports of Three US Aircraft Carrier Strike Groups Deployed to Korean Peninsula Waters

by Stephen Lendman

Heightened tensions are undeniable. So is Trump's rage for warmaking. Whether he'd risk Korean peninsula nuclear war is another matter entirely.

Citing South Korea's Yonyap New Agency, Zero Hedge said "the Pentagon has directed a total of three US aircraft carriers toward the Korean Peninsula…"

On April 8, the USS Carl Vinson strike group left Singapore. It's currently involved "in scheduled exercises with Australian forces in the Indian Ocean," far from North Korea, according to Defense News.

US Naval officials declined to comment on its movements. They "flatly deny reports that three US carrier strike groups were being directed to mass off the Korean peninsula in a few weeks."

South Korean media reports about the Ronald Reagan and Nimitz strike groups joining the Vinson are ov
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