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Opinion: China is building an ‘underwater Great Wall’ to help assert its dominance over the South China Sea

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
ne of China's top state-run shipbuilding and defense firms is laying an extensive network of sensors for underwater surveillance that is likely to further heighten tensions over the disputed region, writes Sarosh Bana.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.