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Yun Sun quoted in Voice of America on Technology in the South China Sea

By Yun Sun
in Program

China has taken a wide technological lead to help bolster its control over much of Asia’s most contested tract of sea, an advantage that analysts say will help keep less equipped countries away from Beijing’s massive maritime claims.

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“China can use their technology or use defense to claim that we have strengthened our holding or our control, or administration or even our scientific research in the South China Sea,” said Yun Sun, East Asia Program senior associate at the Stimson Center think tank in Washington. “In the long run it is one way that could matter.”

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