Hearing: China’s Proliferation and the Impact of Trade Policy on Defense Industries in the United States and China

July 12-13, 2007    

385 Russell Senate Office Building
Delaware and Constitution Ave, NE
Washington, DC 20510

Hearing co-Chairs: Commissioners Mark T. Esper and William Reinsch


9:45 am – 10:30 am                    Panel I: Congressional Perspectives

10:30 am – 12:00 pm                  Panel II:  Administration Perspective

  • The Honorable Donald Mahley, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Threat Reduction, Export Controls, and Negotiations, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC
  • Mr. David Sedney, Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asia, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm                    Lunch Break

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm                     Panel III: The Impact of China’s Proliferation on U.S. National Security and Nonproliferation Interests

  • Dr. Jing-dong Yuan, Director, Education Program, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA
  • Dr. Brad Roberts, Institute for Defense Analyses, Washington, DC.

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm                     Panel IV:  How to Improve China’s Nonproliferation Compliance and Its Role in the Global Security Environment

  • Dr. Gary K. Bertsch, University Professor of Public and International Affairs, Founder and Director for the Center of International Trade and Security, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
  • Mr. Joseph Cirincione, Vice President for National Security, Center for American Progress, Washington, DC

Friday, July 13, 2007 – 385 Russell

Hearing Co chairs:     Commissioners Peter Brookes and Michael Wessel

8:00 am – 8:30 am                      Panel V: Congressional Perspectives

8:30 am – 9:30 am                      Panel VI: Administration Perspective

  • Mr. William C. Greenwalt, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Industrial Policy, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC
  • Rear Admiral Kathleen M. Dussault, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Acquisition and Logistics Management, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC
  • Ms. Tina Ballard, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Policy and Procurement, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC
  • Mr. Terry Jaggers, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Science, Technology and Engineering, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC

9:30 am – 11:30 am                    Panel VII: The Status and Accomplishments of China’s Three-Pronged “Grand Strategy” for Defense Industrial Base Modernization

  • Dr. Tai Ming Cheung, Research Coordinator, University of California, San Diego Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, San Diego, CA 
  • Dr. James Mulvenon, Deputy Director - Advanced Analysis, Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis, Defense Group, Inc., Washington, DC
  • Mr. Michael Danis, Senior Intelligence Officer, Defense Intelligence Agency, Washington, DC

11:30 am – 1:00 pm                    Panel VIII:  China and the U.S. Defense Industrial Base: U.S. National Security and Force Readiness

  • Mr. Owen Herrnstadt, Director of Trade and Globalization, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace, Upper Marlboro, Maryland
  • Mr. William Hawkins, Senior Fellow, U.S. Business and Industry Council, Washington, DC