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Yun Sun quoted in Straits Times on the South China Sea

By Yun Sun
in Program

There is this desert fable about a wealthy Arab who bequeaths 17 camels to his three sons, with instructions that the eldest be given half the lot, the middle son a third, while the youngest is to get a ninth as his share.


To an extent, let’s face it, it has already succeeded with its strategic goals in the South China Sea. Possession, they say, is 90 per cent of law. As Ms Yun Sun, a senior associate at the Henry L. Stimson Centre in Washington, put it: “By building something out of nothing, China has harvested many things.”

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