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CHINA'S BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE: FIVE YEARS LATER

https://www.uscc.gov/Hearings/chinas-belt-and-road-initiative-five-years-later-video

CHINA'S BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE: FIVE YEARS LATER (VIDEO)

LINK TO HEARING LIVESTREAM: https://www.senate.gov/isvp/?type=live&comm=uscc&filename=uscc012518(link is external)

 

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Location: Dirksen 419

 

 

Hearing Co-Chairs: Commissioner Dennis Shea and Commissioner Katherine Tobin, PhD

 

 

9:45 AM – 9:50 AM:           Opening Remarks: Commissioner Dennis Shea and Commissioner Katherine Tobin, PhD

 

9:50 AM – 11:20 PM:          Panel I: Mercantilism with Chinese Characteristics: Creating Markets and Cultivating Influence

 

·         Nadége Rolland, Senior Fellow for Political and Security Affairs, National Bureau of Asian Research (Testimony)

·         Jonathan Hillman, Fellow and Director, Reconnecting Asia Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies (Testimony)

·         Randal Phillips, Managing Partner, Mintz Group (Testimony)

 

11:20 AM – 11:30 AM:       Break

 

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM:          Panel II: The Geostrategic and Military Drivers and Implications of the Belt and Road Initiative

 

·         Ely Ratner, Maurice R. Greenberg Senior Fellow for China Studies, Council on Foreign Relations (Testimony)

·         Joel Wuthnow, Research Fellow, Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs, National Defense University (Testimony)

·         Daniel Kliman, Senior Fellow, Asia-Pacific Security Program, Center for a New American Security (Testimony)

 

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM:            Lunch Break

 

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM:            Panel III: Regional Reactions and Competing Visions

 

·         Andrew Small, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States (Testimony)

·         Joshua Eisenman, Assistant Professor of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin (Testimony)

·         Tobias Harris, Economy, Trade, and Business Fellow, Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA (Testimony)

 

3:30 PM:                              Adjourn

 

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