The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss recent developments in the South China Sea, including the takeover of Jackson Atoll in the Spratly Islands by Chinese coast guard ships, the prospects for a South China Sea air defense identification zone, and the multi- and trilateralization of U.S. efforts to preserve freedom of navigation in the region.
For more on the South China Sea at the podcast, listen to our episode covering the October 2015 FONOP and the January 2016 FONOP in the Paracels. You can listen to an earlier podcast between Panda, Parameswaran, and The Diplomat‘s Shannon Tiezzi on the pending case at the Permanent Court of Arbitration here.
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