In this episode, Dr. Marc Lanteigne joins us to discuss China’s increasing diplomatic and scientific activity in the Arctic. He explains Beijing’s White Paper on the Arctic and what it means for Chinese ambitions. We also explore the implications for other countries with interests in the Arctic.
Maritime disputes in the South China Sea present an array of potential flashpoints between countries. China in particular has actively employed its coast guard and other maritime law enforcement agencies to project power and assert sovereignty throughout the region.