On a U.S. Aircraft Carrier Near North Korea, Tension Gives Way to Focus - WSJ

The WallStreet Journal| Sun Nov 12 19:00:57 EST 2017
China's President Xi Jinping gave President Donald Trump a grand welcome, as Mr. Trump stepped up pressure on Beijing to curb financial ties with North Korea. Photo: Reuters ABOARD THE USS RONALD REAGAN—Three U.S. aircraft carriers with around 200 jet fighters in total sailed in close formation with several other warships here in the Sea of Japan on Sunday, the largest display of U.S. naval firepower in the region for a decade as nearby North Korea trades war threats with Washington. In exercises due to run through Tuesday, the U.S. forces, joined by Japanese and South Korean military vessels, are training for combined operations that would enable them to stage indefinite large-scale round-t..

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