China Risks ‘Great Wall of Self-Isolation,’ Says U.S.

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Ashton Carter, U.S. secretary of defense, speaks during the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue Asia Security Summit in Singapore, on Saturday, June 4, 2016.

Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg

China risks erecting a “Great Wall of self-isolation” in Asia over its actions in the disputed South China Sea, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter told a global defense forum in Singapore.

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