Hearing: China’s Proliferation to North Korea and Iran, and Its Role in Addressing the Nuclear and Missile Situations in Both Nations

Hearing Transcript: 

September 14, 2006


385 Russell Senate Office Building
Delaware & Constitution Avenues, NE
Washington, DC 20510

Hearing Co-chairs:  Commissioners Daniel Blumenthal and William Reinsch

AGENDA

Opening Statements

  • Opening Statement of Carolyn Bartholomew, Vice Chairman [Remarks]
  • Opening Statement of William Reinsch, Hearing Co-Chair [Remarks]

Panel I: Congressional Perspectives

Panel II: Administration Perspectives

  • The Honorable Paula DeSutter, Assistant Secretary of State for Verification, Compliance and Implementation, Washington, D.C. [Testimony]
  • The Honorable Peter W. Rodman, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Washington, D.C. [Testimony]

Panel III:  China’s Relationship with Iran and Its Role in Addressing the Nuclear and Missile Programs in Iran

  • Dr. Ehsan Ahrari, CEO, Strategic Paradigms, Alexandria, VA [Testimony]
  • Dr. John Calabrese, Scholar-in-Residence, The Middle East Institute, Assistant Professor, American University, Washington, DC  [Testimony]
  • Mr. Ilan Berman, Vice President for Policy, American Foreign Policy Council, Washington, D.C. [Testimony]

 

Panel IV: China’s Relationship with North Korea and Its Role in Addressing the Nuclear and Missile Programs in North Korea

  • Dr. David Asher, Institute for Defense Analyses, Alexandria, VA [Testimony]
  • Dr. Aaron Friedberg, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ [Testimony]