Hearing: China’s Proliferation Practices, and the Development of its Cyber and Space Warfare Capabilities

Hearing Transcript: 

May 20, 2008


Room 562, Dirksen Senate Office Building

First Street and Constitution Avenue, NE

Washington, DC  20510

Hearing Co-Chairs:  Commissioners Peter Brookes and William Reinsch


Opening Statements

  • Opening Statement of William Reinsch, Commissioner [Remarks]

Panel I:  Congressional Perspectives

  • Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D, CA-16th)

Panel II:  PRC Space Capabilities

  • Brigadier General Jeffrey C. Horne, Deputy Commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, United States Strategic Command, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California
  • Dr. Ashley J. Tellis, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC [Testimony]
  • Mr. William B. Scott, author and former editor of Aviation Week and Space Technology, Colorado Springs, Colorado [Testimony]

Panel III:  PRC Cyber Space Capabilities

  • Colonel Gary D. McAlum, Director of Operations, Joint Task Force for Global Network Operations, United States Strategic Command, Arlington, Virginia
  • Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, analyst at the Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
  • Dr. James Mulvenon, Director of Advanced Studies and Analysis, Defense Group, Inc., Washington, DC

Panel IV: Administration Perspective

  • Ms. Patricia McNerney, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation, Washington, DC [Testimony]

Panel V:  China's Proliferation Practices

  • The Honorable Stephen G. Rademaker, Senior Counsel, BGR Holding, LLC, Washington, DC [Testimony]
  • Mr. Henry D. Sokolski, Executive Director, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, Washington, DC [Testimony]