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U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing: China’s Military Modernization and U.S. Export Controls," March 16-17, 2006

This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on March 16-17, 2006. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.
March 16, 2006

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

Opening Statement of Vice Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew
Opening Statement of Chairman Larry M. Wortzel


Panel I: Congressional Perspectives
Congressman Thaddeus McCotter (R-MI)
Congressman Jim Kolbe (R-AZ)
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
Congressman Donald Manzullo (R-IL)
Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)

Panel II: Administration Perspectives
Hon. Peter Rodman, Asst. Secretary of Defense International for Security Affairs, Department of Defense
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
Mr. Cortez Cooper, Director, East Asia Studies, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
Dr. Jacqueline Newmyer, Senior Analyst, The Long-Term Strategy Project, Harvard University

Panel IV: The Modernization of China’s Defense Industries
Dr. Roger Cliff, Senior Analyst, The RAND Corporation
Dr. Adam Segal, Senior Fellow in China Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
Mr. Richard Bitzinger, Associate Professor, Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies

Panel V: Foreign Military Acquisitions and Military-Technical Cooperation
Mr. Richard Fisher, Vice President, International Assessment and Strategy Center
Dr. Bernard Cole, Professor International History, National Defense University


Panel VI: Congressional Perspectives
Senator Michael Enzi (R-WY)

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
Hon. Beth McCormick, Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Technology Security Policy and Counter Proliferation
The Honorable Darryl Jackson, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Enforcement

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
Mr. Edmund Rice, President, Coalition for Employment Through Exports, Inc.
Mr. Edward Markey, President, NABCO, Inc.
Dr. Takis Tridimas, Law Professor, Dickinson School of Law, Pennsylvania State University
Mr. Chris Hankin, testifying as a former government official
Mr. John Tkacik, Senior Research Fellow, Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation



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