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Why China's Aggression in the South China Sea Matters

As tensions rise in the South China Sea, Bonnie Glaser and Lieutenant Commander Matthew Dalton join Deep Dish to examine China's strategy in the hotly contested waters.
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While the world is distracted by COVID-19, China has been ramping up its military actions in hotly contested waters – the South China Sea. The Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Bonnie Glaser and Lieutenant Commander Matthew Dalton, US Navy, join Deep Dish to examine China’s strategy and potential US policy options to ensure freedom of navigation remains intact.

About the Speakers
Vice President, Studies
Council expert Brian Hanson
Brian Hanson is the Vice President of Studies at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs with expertise in policy and politics. He oversees the Council's research operations and hosts the weekly podcast, Deep Dish on Global Affairs.
Council expert Brian Hanson
Matthew Dalton
US Navy Federal Executive Fellow
Bonnie Glaser
Senior Adviser for Asia; Director, China Power Project, The Center for Strategic and International Studies