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Asia Pacific Maritime Security Roundtable Event #3: China's Belt and Road Initiative

February 14, 2022

“Maritime Security in the Asia Pacific Region: China’s Belt Road Initiative” is part three of the four-part series of roundtable discussion hosted by the Center for Asia Pacific Strategy about current and future approaches to maritime security in the Asia-Pacific region. The third panel discussion was recorded on February 14, 2022.

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Asia Pacific Maritime Security Roundtable Series Event #3: China’s Belt and Road Initiative

“Maritime Security in the Asia Pacific Region: China’s Belt Road Initiative” is part three of the four-part series of roundtable discussion hosted by the Center for Asia Pacific Strategy about current and future approaches to maritime security in the Asia-Pacific region. The third panel discussion was recorded on February 14, 2022. TOPICS OF DISCUSSION1. The impacts of the BRI on nations of Southeast Asia2. Strategies for alliances and coalitions in the Asia Pacific region and advantages and disadvantages of the

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Asia Pacific Maritime Security Roundtable Series Event #2: China and the Littoral States

“Maritime Security in the Asia Pacific Region: China and the Littoral States” is part two of the four-part series of roundtable discussion hosted by the Center for Asia Pacific Strategy about current and future approaches to maritime security in the Asia-Pacific region. The second panel discussion was recorded on November 10, 2021. The discussion focuses on China’s actions in the South and East China Sea, the impact of the 9 Dash Line on littoral states, and the impact on trade

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Asia Pacific Maritime Security Roundtable Series – Event #1: Rules-Based Order in Action

“Asia Pacific Maritime Security and Rules-Based Order in Action” is the first of a four-part series of roundtable discussion hosted by the Center for Asia Pacific Strategy that addresses current and future approaches to maritime security in the Asia-Pacific region. The first panel discussion was recorded on July 27, 2021 with subsequent events scheduled for October 2021, January 2022 and March 2022. The discussion focuses on identifying current issues in the maritime domain in order to shed light on controversies

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