China risks 'Great Wall of self-isolation': Pentagon chief

Beijing risks creating a Great Wall of self-isolation if it continues its military expansion across the South China Sea: Ashton Carter.

Published: 04th June 2016 09:07 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th June 2016 09:07 AM   |  A+A-


SINGAPORE: Beijing risks creating a "Great Wall of self-isolation" if it continues its military expansion across the South China Sea, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Saturday.

"China's actions in the South China Sea are isolating it, at a time when the entire region is coming together and networking," Carter told a high-profile security summit in Singapore.

"Unfortunately, if these actions continue, China could end up erecting a Great Wall of self-isolation.

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