China in the Arctic

RTHK Radio 3, July 26, 2014

Since 2004, China has had a permanent land-based presence in the Arctic. It currently has multiple research stations in the region and deploys the largest non-nuclear ice breaker in the world. It also recently launched its 6th Arctic expedition. What are China’s strategic interests in the Arctic and how do Arctic powers view China’s expanded presence there?

The following guests join China Takes Over the World to discuss.

  • David Curtis Wright, Associate Professor, History Department, University of Calgary
  • Caitlin Campbell, Research Director and Security and Foreign Affairs Analyst, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, U.S. Congress

To listen to this episode, please click here.

Hosted by Ying Ma, China Takes Over the World is a program about China’s growing economic, political and military power. It airs at 8:30 a.m. every Saturday in Hong Kong on RTHK Radio 3, a channel of the city’s public broadcast station. Previous episodes of the show are available on podcast via iTunes.

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