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Webinar: The South China Sea: China, Southeast Asia and Maritime Security
October 21, 2020 - 18:00-19:30
Note: This event will take place at 12:00 PM HST (Hawai’i time).
The South China Sea is one of the most important strategic corridors in the world: it is a crucial shipping lane, lucrative fishing ground, and home to huge gas and oil reserves. Most nations in the region — China, Taiwan, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam – lay claim to at least part of this Sea, and in recent years China has been especially assertive about its claims to nearly all of it. Vietnam, the Philippines, and Malaysia have challenged these claims, making it one of Asia’s most volatile hotspots for conflict.
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