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Challenges from Chinese Policy in 2022: Zero-COVID, Ukraine, and Pacific Diplomacy


Hearing on "Challenges from Chinese Policy in 2022: Zero-COVID, Ukraine, and Pacific Diplomacy" 

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 430, and Webex

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Hearing Co-Chairs: Commissioner James Mann and Commissioner Randall Schriver

9:30 AM – 9:40 AM: Co-Chairs' Opening Remarks
9:40 AM – 11:10 AM: Panel I: China’s Zero-COVID Policy

  • Shehzad Qazi, Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director, China Beige Book International [Testimony]
  • Manoj Kewalramani, Fellow-China Studies & Chair Indo-Pacific Studies Programme, The Takshashila Institution [Testimony]
  • Yanzhong Huang, Professor and Director of the Center for Global Health Studies, Seton Hall University School of Diplomacy and International Relations; Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations [Testimony]

11:10 AM – 11:20 AM: Break

11:20 AM – 1:20 PM: Panel II: Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine and Implications for Integrated Deterrence

1:20 PM – 2:20 PM: Lunch Break

2:20 PM – 3:50 PM: Panel III: China’s Strategy for the Pacific Islands

  • Derek Grossman, Senior Defense Analyst, RAND Corporation [Testimony]
  • Alan Tidwell, Professor of the Practice and Director of the Center for Australian, New Zealand and Pacific Studies, Georgetown University [Testimony]

3:50 PM – 3:55 PM: Closing Remarks

3:55 PM: Adjourn

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