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China Dismisses Criticism Of Its South China Sea 'Island"


China has dismissed U.S. criticism of its construction of an artificial island in the South China Sea west of the Philippines. The U.S. State Department says the development only complicates and escalates territorial tensions. Denny Roy, a senior fellow with the East-West Institute says the reclaimation effort serves many purposes for China (interviewed by Victor Beattie)

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