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‘All on me:’ US admiral takes blame in carrier to N.Korea fiasco

by April 27, 2017 General

The US admiral who ordered an aircraft carrier and other warships toward the Korean Peninsula in a much-hyped deployment took responsibility Wednesday for any “confusion” after the ships sailed in the opposite direction. Amid soaring tensions ahead of North Korea’s apparent ramping up for a sixth nuclear test, the US Navy on April 8 said it was directing a naval strike group headed by the USS Carl Vinson carrier to “sail north” from the waters off Singapore, as a “prudent measure” to deter Pyongyang. But the ships actually went the other way, sailing south from Singapore and toward Austr…
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