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22 February 2017

Episode 1378

58 minutes

We discuss China’s military ambitions in the South China Sea, analyse the wisdom of Bavaria’s full-face-veil ban, review the Asian newspapers and find out why Quebec is boosting maple-syrup production.

22 February 2017

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Chapter 1

China’s busy plans in the South China Sea.

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China is close to completing 24 structures on its artificial islands, apparently designed to house long-range surface-to-air missiles. Is this another test for the White House?

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