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U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing: Taiwan-China: Recent Economic, Political, and Military Developments Across the Strait, and Implications for the United States," March 18, 2010

This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on March 18, 2010. 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 18, 2010

Thursday, March 18, 2010
Room 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building
First Street and Constitution Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20510

Hearing Co-Chairs: Commissioners Patrick A. Mulloy and Larry M. Wortzel

Commissioners’ Opening Statements
Opening statement of Commissioner Patrick A. Mulloy
Opening statement of Commissioner Larry M. Wortzel

Panel I: Congressional Perspectives
Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-FL)
Congressman Phil Gingrey, M.D. (R-GA)

Panel II: Administration Perspectives
Mr. David B. Shear, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC
Mr. Michael Schiffer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC

Panel III: Military Aspects
Mr. Mark Stokes, Executive Director, Project 2049 Institute, Arlington, VA
Dr. Albert S. Willner, Director, China Security Affairs Group, CNA, Alexandria, VA
Mr. David A. Shlapak, Senior International Policy Analyst, The RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA

Panel IV: Economic Aspects
Dr. Merritt T. (‘Terry’) Cooke, CEO, GC3 Strategy Inc., Bryn Mawr, PA
Mr. Rupert Hammond-Chambers, President, U.S.-Taiwan Business Council, Arlington, VA
Dr. Scott L. Kastner, Associate Professor, Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Panel V: Political Aspects
Mr. Randall G. Schriver, President and CEO, Project 2049 Institute, Arlington, VA
Dr. Shelley Rigger, Brown Professor of Political Science, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
Dr. Richard C. Bush III, Director, Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC



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