A media discussion on VOA Urdu Program ‘Round Table’ held on June 1, 2015. The debate covers the tensions in South China Sea related to Island reclamation and the 14th Shangri-La Security Dialogue that took place in Singapore from May 29-31.
The topics included maritime security and navigation, strategic pathways, and regional connectivity, especially from the vantage point of South Asia.
The panel participants:
Sangeen Shah – Researcher, King College London
Arif Ansar – Chief Analyst, PoliTact, Washington DC
Dr Arif Kamal – Director of Global Studies, Institute of Strategic Studies, National Defense University, Pakistan
Brigadier (R) Saad Nazir – Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad
Brigadier (R) Imran Malik – Faculty National Institute of Peace and Security Studies, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad