All posts by Anna McNeil

Sea Control 232 – Free & Open Indo-Pacific vs. Belt and Road

By Anna McNeil

Dr. Aurelio Insisa and Dr. Giulio Pugliese discuss geopolitics, regional strategies, and port infrastructure investment as seen in their article, “The Free and Open Indo-Pacific versus the Belt and Road: Spheres of Influence and Sino-Japanese relations.”

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Links

1. “The Free and Open Indo-Pacific versus the Belt and Road: Spheres of Influence and Sino-Japanese Relations,” by Giulio Pugliese, Aurelio Insisa, Pacific Review, December 23, 2020.
2. “Sino-Japanese Power Politics: Might, Money and Minds,” by Giulio Pugliese, Aurelio Insisa, Palgrave MacMillan, 2018.
3. “Commitment by Presence: Naval diplomacy and Japanese defense engagement in Southeast Asia,” by Alessio Patalano, in Japan’s Foreign Relations in Asia, Routledge, 2017.
4. “America’s Naval Presence Problem,” by Jerry Hendrix, War On The Rocks, January 26, 2016.
5. “Naval drills in the Indian Ocean give bite to the anti-China Quad,” The Economist, November 17, 2020.
6. “Sri Lanka revives port deal with India, Japan amid China concerns, AFP, Al Jazeera News, January 14, 2021.
7. “The Sri Lankan Civil War,” by Kallie Szczepanski, ThoughtCo July 8, 2019.
8. “Sri Lanka says to conduct investigation into war crimes allegations,” AFP Yahoo News, January 22, 2021.
9. “UN rights chief sends critical report on Sri Lanka to Government,” by Easwaran Rutnam, columbogazette.com, January 21, 2021.

Anna McNeil is Co-Host of the Sea Control podcast. Contact the podcast team at Seacontrol@cimsec.org

Sea Control 223 – Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World with Andrea Pitzer

By Anna McNeil

Sea Control 223. Author Andrea Pitzer joins Sea Control’s Anna McNeil to talk about her recent trip to the Arctic and her new book, Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World. From current events to personal testimony, nothing beats firsthand experience and insight into one of the most remote regions of the world.

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Links

1. Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World by Andrea Pitzer, Scribner, 2021.
2. One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps by Andrea Pitzer, Little, Brown and Company, 2017.
3. Longitude by Dava Sobel, Bloomsbury USA, 2010.
4. “Polar bears and Arctic isolation: A Russian opposition activist describes military service as ‘political exile,’” by Robyn Dixon, The Washington Post, January 2, 2021.
5. “Sailors found alive at sea after 13ft wave smashes into boat in -30C weather,” by Will Stuart and Milo Boyd, The Mirror, December 28, 2020.
6. Barents expedition art by Sergey Nekrasov at the Rijksmuseum.
7. Arctic Strategic Outlook, United States Coast Guard, April 2019.
8. In the Arctic, Look to the Coast Guard,” by Walker Mills, USNI Proceedings, August 2020.

Anna McNeil is a Co-Host of the Sea Control podcast. Contact the podcast team at Seacontrol@cimsec.org.