A massive US Navy aircraft-carrier will begin manoeuvres off the coast of the Korean peninsula today in an ostentatious demonstration of Washington’s support for South Korea.
One of the Obama administration’s first actions after hearing of North Korea’s bombardment of a small South Korean island last Tuesday was to dispatch the USS George Washington to the region.
The so-called ‘super-carrier ‘ has around 6,0 00 personnel and 75 planes on board.
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