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The South China Sea in 2016: What’s Changed?

Bonnie Glaser with an overview of the current “facts on the water” in the South China Sea.

From China’s land reclamation and construction on disputed islands to U.S. freedom of navigation operations, events have been unfolding quickly in the South China Sea over the past year. The Diplomat sits down with Bonnie Glaser, director of the China Power Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, for an overview of how the situation has changed over the past year, and what to expect going forward.