“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 from instability in the South China Sea.
Opening remarks: Brigadier (Ret.) Andrew Cliffe, Board of Directors, Center for Asia Pacific Strategy
Moderator: Commander Jonathan G. Odom, J.D., L.L.M., Military Professor of International Law at George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies
– Hon. Philip Dalidakis, Former Trade Minister for the state of Victoria, Australia
– Dr. Jay Batongbacal, Director of the Institute for Maritime Affairs & Law, University of the Philippines Law Center