Hearing: China's Narratives Regarding National Security Policy

Hearing Transcript: 

Thursday, March 10, 2011


106 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Constitution Avenue and First Street, NE

Washington, DC 20002


Hearing Co-Chairs: Commissioners Jeffrey Fiedler and Dennis Shea


9:15 am         Hearing Co-Chairs Opening Statements

  • Commissioner Dennis Shea [Remarks]
  • Commissioner Jeffrey Fiedler [Remarks]

9:30 am – 11:00 am         Panel I: Chinese Narratives and Policy Debates Surrounding Geopolitics in East Asia and China’s Emergence as a Great Power

11:15 am – 12:30 pm       Panel II: The Chinese Government’s Formulation of National Security Narratives in Media and Public Diplomacy

12:30 am – 1:15 pm       Lunch Break


1:15 am – 2:45 pm       Panel III: The Chinese Government’s Narratives Related to Military Modernization and the Role of the PLA in Foreign Policy