Hearing: China’s Military Modernization and U.S. Export Controls

Hearing Transcript: 

March 16-17, 2006

 

March 16 – Room 385 Russell Senate Office Building
Delaware & Constitution Avenues, NE

March 17 – Room 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building
1 st Street & Constitution Avenue, NE

Cochairs: Commissioners Carolyn Bartholomew, Thomas Donnelly, William Reinsch and Fred Thompson

AGENDA

OPENING STATEMENTS

  • Opening Statement of Vice Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew [Remarks]
  • Opening Statement of Chairman Larry M. Wortzel [Remarks]

Thursday, March 16 Room 385 Russell Senate Office Building
CHINA ’S MILITARY MODERNIZATION

 

Panel I: Congressional Perspectives

  • Congressman Thaddeus McCotter (R-MI)
  • Congressman Jim Kolbe (R-AZ)
  • Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
  • Congressman Donald Manzullo (R-IL) [Testimony]
  • Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)

Panel II: Administration Perspectives

  • Hon. Peter Rodman, Asst. Secretary of Defense International for Security Affairs, Department of Defense [Testimony]
  • Mr. James Thomas, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Resources and Plans, Department of Defense

Panel III: Chinese Military Modernization: Informationization, Conventional Missiles, and China’s Air and Naval Forces

  • Mr. Mark Stokes, Independent Consultant [Testimony]
  • Mr. Cortez Cooper, Director, East Asia Studies, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [Testimony]
  • Dr. Jacqueline Newmyer, Senior Analyst, The Long-Term Strategy Project, Harvard University [Testimony]

Panel IV: The Modernization of China’s Defense Industries

  • Dr. Roger Cliff, Senior Analyst, The RAND Corporation [Testimony]
  • Dr. Adam Segal, Senior Fellow in China Studies, Council on Foreign Relations [Testimony]
  • Mr. Richard Bitzinger, Associate Professor, Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies [Testimony]

Panel V: Foreign Military Acquisitions and Military-Technical Cooperation

  • Mr. Richard Fisher, Vice President, International Assessment and Strategy Center [Testimony]
  • Dr. Bernard Cole, Professor International History, National Defense University [Testimony]

Friday March 17 Room 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building*
U.S. EXPORT CONTROL REGIMES

 

Panel VI: Congressional Perspectives

Panel VII: Administration Perspectives: Efficacy of U.S. Export Control Regimes

  • Mr. Frank Record, Principal Deputy Asst. Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation [Testimony]
  • Hon. Beth McCormick, Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Technology Security Policy and Counter Proliferation [Testimony]
  • The Honorable Darryl Jackson, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Enforcement [Testimony]

Panel VIII: Private Sector Views on U.S. Export Control Regimes

  • Mr. William Hawkins, Senior Fellow, National Security Studies, U.S. Business and Industry Council [Testimony]
  • Mr. Edmund Rice, President, Coalition for Employment Through Exports, Inc. [Testimony]
  • Mr. Edward Markey, President, NABCO, Inc. [Testimony]
  • Dr. Takis Tridimas, Law Professor, Dickinson School of Law, Pennsylvania State University [Testimony]
  • Mr. Chris Hankin, testifying as a former government official [Testimony]
  • Mr. John Tkacik, Senior Research Fellow, Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation [Testimony]