Hearing on China – South Asia Relations

Hearing Transcript: 

Thursday, March 10, 2016


Room 2325, Rayburn House Office Building

Washington, DC 20515

9:00am - 9:15am     Co-chairs’ remarks: Chairman Dennis Shea and Commissioner Katherine Tobin, Ph.D.

9:15am – 10:45am   Panel I: China’s South Asia Strategy: Drivers, Reactions, and Implications

10:45am – 11:00am   Break


11:00am – 12:30pm   Panel II:  China and India

  • Mr. Jeff M. Smith, Director, Asian Security Programs, and Kraemer Strategy Fellow, American Foreign Policy Council (Testimony)
  • Dr. Tanvi Madan, Director, The India Project, and Fellow, Foreign Policy, The Brookings Institution (Testimony)
  • Dr. Deepa M. Ollapally, Research Professor of International Affairs, and Associate Director, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University (Testimony)

12:30pm – 1:30pm    Lunch Break


1:30pm – 3:00pm       Panel III:  China and Pakistan

  • Mr. Andrew Small, Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States (Testimony)
  • Dr. Daniel S. Markey, Senior Research Professor in International Relations and Academic Director, Global Policy Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies; Adjunct Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations (Testimony)
  • Ms. Shamila Chaudhary, Senior South Asia Fellow, New America; Senior Advisor, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (Testimony)

3:00 pm          Adjourn