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

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]