26 October 2015

Discussion of China’s A2/AD Approach and “Island” Construction on NHK World

Experts Discuss Security Risks,” Newsline, NHK World, 16 October 2015.

Watch my comments China’s A2/AD approach and “island” construction starting at minute 1:30 on the English-language version of the program.

View a clip of my comments on the Japanese-language version of the program.

Click here to watch the Japanese-language program in its entirety. (I speak during minutes 5:07-5:25).

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“Experts Discuss Security Risks,” Newsline, NHK World, 16 October 2015.

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