Zhao offers a quick history of China's foreign policy since 1949 and then offers a provocative assessment of it today.
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing: China's Active Defense Strategy and its Regional Impact," January 27, 2011
January 27, 2011
2212 Rayburn House Office Building
Independence Avenue and South Capitol Street
Washington, DC 20003
Hearing Co-Chairs: Commissioners Carolyn Bartholomew and Larry M. Wortzel
Hearing Co-Chairs Opening Statements
Chairman William A. Reinsch
Commissioner Carolyn Bartholomew
Commissioner Larry M. Wortzel
Panel I: Congressional Perspectives
Rep. Robert J. Wittman (R-VA)
Senator Daniel K. Inouye (D-HI)
Panel II: China’s Active Defense and Anti-Access Strategy
Dr. Roger Cliff, Senior Political Scientist, The RAND Corporation, Arlington, VA
Oriana Skylar Mastro, Doctoral Candidate, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Cortez Cooper, Senior International Policy Analyst, The RAND Corporation, Arlington, VA
Panel III: China’s Non-traditional Access Control Strategies
Lt Gen (Ret.) David A. Deptula, President and CEO, The Deptula Group, LLC, Oakton, VA
Dr. Martin C. Libicki, Senior Management Scientist, The RAND Corporation, Arlington, VA
Dean Cheng, Research Fellow, The Heritage Foundation, Washington, D.C.
Panel IV: Implications for East Asia
Dr. Balbina Hwang, Visiting Professor, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Jim Thomas, Vice President for Studies, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, Washington, D.C.
CAPT Stacy Pedrozo, Military Fellow (U.S. Navy), Council on Foreign Relations, New York, NY
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai: Openness, inclusion and fairness essential at home and as principles in dealing with China
Resilience, inclusion and communication central in her remarks
The Dragon Roars Back – Mao, Deng and Xi Jinping and China’s evolving relations with the world - Zhao Suisheng 赵穗生, University of Denver
Join us for a book talk with Suisheng Zhao on how Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and Xi Jinping each conceived and executed radically different approaches to China's relations with others.