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Past colonialism and future resource scarcity are fueling current Asian island conflicts.


From the perspective of China today, which only has undisputed claims to its coastal waters, you can look at the chain of islands in the South China sea and it really looks like the US, Japan and their allies are working together to restrict China from access to the world’s oceans.

Live from Seoul, Marc Flury breaks down the modern factors and historical forces behind Asian island disputes, and explains how trade routes, resource rights and military power converge to create a potentially explosive international melodrama.

Marc also gives us an update on his upcoming rhythm violence videogame - THUMPER.

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Marc Flury

With limited Korean language ability, Marc Flury consistently out-scoops the US media by translating and re-reporting Korean headline news. He’s interested in inter-Korean relations, North Korean economic development, and US military presence in the Pacific. Marc is also a game developer, and co-creator of THUMPER, a rhythm violence game.


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