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On February 11, 2020, CSBA President and CEO Dr. Thomas G. Mahnken testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Armed Services (HASC). Dr. Mahnken was invited to appear before the HASC to deliver his observations on current Defense Department (DoD) priorities, the National Defense Strategy Commission, and the investments and other requirements to enable the United States to succeed in the current era of Great Power competition.
Dr. Thomas G. Mahnken testified before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission in a hearing on “A ‘World-Class' Military: Assessing China’s Global Military Ambitions” on June 20, 2019.
Dr. Hal Brands testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy, and Environment in a hearing on "The Origins and Enduring Value of the Transatlantic Alliance" on Tuesday, 26 March 2019.
Dr. Hal Brands testified before the House Armed Services Committee in a hearing on "The Impact of National Defense on the Economy, Diplomacy, and International Order" on Wednesday, 26 September 2018.
Dr. Thomas Mahnken, testified before the House Armed Services Committee in a hearing on "Readying the U.S. Military for Future Warfare" on Tuesday, January 30, 2018.
Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senator John McCain and Ranking Member, Senator Jack Reed hosted a hearing to explore the U.S. policy and strategy in the Middle East. CSBA Counselor Eric Edelman was invited to give testimony.