China's Island Moves Draw Neighbors Closer to U.S., Carter Says

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The nearly completed construction within the Fiery Cross Reef located in the South China Sea.

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China’s island-building in the South China Sea is driving Asian nations to seek closer cooperation with the U.S., Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said.

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