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China's Belt and Road Initiative: Five Years Later


Hearing on "China's Belt and Road Initiative: Five Years Later" 

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Dirksen Senate Office Building 419

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

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

11:20 AM – 11:30 AM:        Break

11:10 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

3:30 PM:                             Adjourn