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Reuters: In Beijing’s backyard, U.S. flexes military might 

A demonstration of U.S. military power in some of the world’s most hotly contested waters as dozens of combat planes and helicopters roar on and off the flight deck of the U.S. aircraft carrier Nimitz. 

The Nimitz is leading a carrier strike group that entered the South China Sea two weeks ago. 

Its presence riles China, which claims historic jurisdiction over almost the entire South China Sea and sees the exercises as provocations in its backyard.  

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WNU Editor: The Chinese are watching …. Chinese video shows fighter jets tracking foreign warplanes in South China Sea (SCMP).