Hearing: Taiwan-China: Recent Economic, Political, and Military Developments Across the Strait, and Implications for the United States

Hearing Transcript: 

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 (PDF)

Opening statement of Commissioner Larry M. Wortzel (PDF)


Panel I: Congressional Perspectives

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 (PDF)
  • Mr. Michael Schiffer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC (PDF)

Panel III: Military Aspects

Panel IV: Economic Aspects

Panel V: Political Aspects