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Hearing on Developments in China's Military Force Projection and Expeditionary Capabilities

Thursday, January 21, 2016

106 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Washington, DC

Hearing Co-Chairs: Commissioners Jeffrey L. Fiedler and Larry M. Wortzel

9:00 am - 9:15 am    Co-Chairs’ remarks: Commissioners Jeffrey L. Fiedler and Larry M. Wortzel

9:15 am – 10:45 am   Panel I: Driving Factors for Expeditionary Capabilities

10:45 am – 11:00 am  Break

11:00 am – 12:30 pm  Panel II: Preparing for Joint Operations

  • Mr. Mark Cozad, Senior International Defense Policy Analyst, RAND Corporation, Arlington, VA (Testimony)
  • Dr. Christopher Yung, Donald Bren Chair of Non-Western Strategic Thought and Director of East Asian Studies, Marine Corps University, Quantico, VA (Testimony)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm    Lunch Break

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm      Panel III: Implications

3:00 PM-3:10 PM:         Closing Remarks

3:10 pm                    Adjourn