This hearing will examine the activities of great power adversaries Russia and China in the Middle East, including discussing how the United States should adjust its policies to effectively safeguard our interests in region.  



Jon B. Alterman, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President
Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy
Director of the Middle East Program
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Andrew Exum, Ph.D.
Hakluyt & Company
(Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Middle East Policy)

The Honorable Christine Wormuth
Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center
Senior Fellow
RAND Corporation
(Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy)

Ms. Anna Borshchevskaya
Senior Fellow
Washington Institute for Near East Policy