Hearing: China’s Role in the World - Is China a Responsible Stakeholder?

Hearing Transcript: 

August 3-4, 2006

385 Russell Senate Office Building
Delaware & Constitution Avenues, NE
Washington, DC 20510

Hearing Co-chairs: Vice Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew, Commissioner Dan Blumenthal

Thursday, August 3 385 Russell Senate Office Building

Opening Statements

  • Opening Statement of Chairman Larry M. Wortzel [Remarks]
  • Opening Statement of Vice Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew [Remarks]
  • Opening Statement of Commissioner Dan Blumenthal [Remarks]

Panel I: Congressional Perspectives

Panel II: Administration Perspectives

  • Dr. Thomas Christensen, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Washington, DC [Testimony]

Panel III: The Impact of China’s Diplomatic Strategies on U.S. Interests

  • Dr. Ernest J. Wilson, III, Professor, Department of Government and Politics, Department of African-American Studies, University of Maryland, College Park , MD [Testimony]
  • Dr. John Calabrese, Scholar-in-Residence, The Middle East Institute, Assistant Professor, American University, Washington, DC [Testimony]
  • Dr. Cynthia Watson, Professor, National Defense University, Washington, DC [Testimony]

Panel IV: China’s Involvement in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

  • Dr. Ariel Cohen, Senior Research Fellow, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies, The Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC [Testimony]
  • Dr. Dru Gladney, Professor of Asian Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI [Testimony]

Panel V: China’s Activities and Diplomacy in Asia

  • Dr. Karl D. Jackson, Director of the Southeast Asia Studies Program, School for Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC [Testimony]
  • RADM Michael McDevitt, USN (Ret.), Director, Center for Strategic Studies, The Center for Naval Analyses, Alexandria, VA [Testimony]
  • Dr. Robert Sutter, Professor of Asian Studies, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington, DC [Testimony]

China’s Relationship with Countries of Concern

  • Mr. Jared M. Genser, Visiting Fellow, National Endowment for Democracy, Washington, DC [Testimony]
  • Dr. Eric Reeves, Professor of Language and Literature, Smith College, Northampton, MA [Testimony]
  • Dr. William Ratliff, Research Fellow, The Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, CA [Testimony]

Friday, August 4 385 Russell Senate Office Building

Opening Statements

  • Opening Statement of Chairman Larry M. Wortzel [Remarks]
  • Opening Statement of Michael Wessel, Hearing Co-Chair [Remarks]

Panel VII: Administration Perspectives

  • Ms. Katharine Ann Fredriksen, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy in the Office of Policy and International Affairs, Washington, DC [Testimony]

Panel VIII: China’s Energy Requirements and Policies

  • Dr. Erica Downs, China Energy Fellow, The Brookings Institution, Washington , DC [Testimony]

Panel IX: China and the Global Petroleum Supply

  • Ms. Amy Jaffe, Wallace S. Wilson Fellow, The Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Houston, TX [Testimony]
  • Dr. Martha Brill Olcott, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC [Testimony]
  • Dr. David Gates, Senior Advisor, PFC Energy, Chatham, NJ [Testimony]