The South China Sea: The Struggle for Power in Asia

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by MiYeon Park on April 18th, 2016   302 views

When and Where

  • 18/04/2016
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

  • Haitong Bank S.A.
    10 Paternoster Square (inside the London Stock Exchange), London EC4M 7AL
    London
    United Kingdom
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The South China Sea: The Struggle for Power in Asia

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There has been so much attention and debate concerning the South China Sea dispute. This firecely contested region remains a sensitive area in China’s quest to balance its position with other global power. Can we solve the conflict in the disputed region by diplomatic efforts?

The South China Sea: The Struggle for Power in Asia

with Bill Hayton, Producer at BBC World News and Chatham House Associate Fellow and Author

Hosted by Young China Watchers London

In 2011, China cut the cables of some seismic survey ships, and suddenly the South China Sea dispute started to get worldwide coverage. There has been so much attention and debate concerning the South China Sea dispute. This firecely contested region remains a sensitive area in China’s quest to balance its position with other global power. Does China have the desirable naval power to sustain its interest in the South Sea? Given Washington’s close ties with many South Asian countries, how does the US balance its interest in the region? Can we solve the conflict in the disputed region by diplomatic efforts?

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