This hearing will address the Chinese Communist Party’s maritime ambitions and territorial aggression, including in the South China Sea, East China Sea, Taiwan Strait, and Indian Ocean.


Gregory B. Poling
Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia
Director, Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Dr. Oriana Skylar Mastro
Resident Scholar
American Enterprise Institute
Assistant Professor of Security Studies
Georgetown University

Dr. Andrew S. Erickson
Professor of Strategy, China Maritime Studies Institute
Naval War College
Visiting Scholar, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies
Harvard University