Hearing: China’s Activities in Southeast Asia and the Implications for U.S. Interests

Hearing Transcript: 

February 4, 2010

Room 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building

First Street and Constitution Avenue, NE

Washington, DC 20510

Hearing Co-Chairs: Vice Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew and Commissioner Larry M. Wortzel


Commissioners’ Opening Statements

  • Opening Statement of Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew (HTML)(PDF)
  • Opening Statement of Commissioner Larry M. Wortzel (HTML )(PDF)

Panel I: Congressional Perspectives

Panel II: Administration Perspectives

  • Mr. David B. Shear, Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC (HTML) (PDF)
  • Mr. Robert Scher, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC (PDF)

Panel III: Political and Economic Aspects

Panel IV: Security Aspects

Panel V: China and Regional Forums