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2nd Annual CNA-RSIS Workshop on East Asian Maritime Issues


– 03/05/2013


Honolulu, Hawaii


Honolulu, Hawaii

Southeast Asian Maritime Security: Connected Waters, Distinct Challenges

This workshop focused on prospects for cooperation to improve maritime security in Southeast Asian waters as America “rebalances” to Asia. Maritime security cooperation among most of the region’s maritime states, and particularly with the United States, has continued to grow over the past decade – with stepped up strategic dialogues, port visits, exercises, training, and assistance.

Workshop Agenda:

Session 1: The Strategic Environment: Connected Waters, Distinct Challenges

Session 2: The Setting: Cooperative and competitive trends in regional maritime security

Session 3: A US ‘Pivot’ or “rebalancing” to Asia? Implications for maritime security in Southeast Asian Waters

Session 4: Views on Maritime Security Issues in Southeast Asia from Around Asia Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Session 5: Prospects for Rivalry in the Bay of Bengal Session 6: Prospects for the Future