U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will host a meeting of defense ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for the first time on U.S. soil. The U.S.-ASEAN defense forum will discuss ways of improving trust between the region’s militaries to ease tensions in the South China Sea over competing maritime claims. CCTV’s Nathan King reports from Honolulu.
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To discuss the agenda of the U.S.-ASEAN defense forum, anchor Mike Walter is joined by Greg Poling from the Center for Strategic and International Studies.