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Yun Sun quoted in The Diplomat on

By Yun Sun
in Program

China’s recent decision to exclude the Nu River in China (also known as the Upper Salween) from their dam-building program highlights Beijing’s contradictory support for dam projects downstream in the ethnic states of Myanmar.


Sun Yun, a Senior Associate with the East Asia Program at the U.S.-based Stimson Center, confirmed this surplus, “China’s Yunnan province suffers major overcapacity in power generation and could potentially turn into a supplier of electricity to Myanmar.”

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