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US Senate Committee to hold hearing on Pakistan this week

Stephen Rademaker from the Podesta Group and Michael Krepon from the Stimson Center have been invited as witnesses


Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

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A powerful US Senate Committee will hold a Congressional hearing this week on the nature of bilateral cooperation with Pakistan on counter-terrorism.

Senator Bob Corker, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has invited one South Asia expert who specialises on counter-terrorism and another on nuclear non-proliferation to testify before it during the hearing titled 'Pakistan: Challenges for US Interests'.

The hearing has been scheduled for September 8.

The invited witnesses are Toby Dalton, co-Director, Nuclear Policy Programme, Carnegie Endowment for Peace; and Daniel Markey from the School of Advanced Studies, Johns Hopkins University.

A day earlier, Corker has also scheduled a hearing on Obama Administration's proposal for a UN resolution on the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty.

Stephen Rademaker from the Podesta Group and Michael Krepon from the Stimson Center have been invited as witnesses.

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First Published: Tue, September 06 2016. 09:22 IST