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Hearing: China’s Propaganda and Influence Operations, Its Intelligence Activities that Target the United States, and the Resulting Impacts on U.S. National Security

April 30, 2009

Room 485 Russell Senate Office Building
Delaware and Constitution Avenues, NE
Washington, DC 20510

Hearing Co-Chairs: Commissioners William A. Reinsch and Peter Brookes


Commissioners’ Opening Statements

  • Opening Statement of Commissioner William A. Reinsch [Remarks]
  • Opening Statement of Commissioner Peter Brookes [Remarks]

Panel I: China’s External Propaganda Efforts

  • Dr. Nicholas Cull, Professor of Communications, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA [Testimony]
  • Dr. Judy Polumbaum, Professor of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA [Testimony]
  • Dr. Anne-Marie Brady, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand [Testimony]

Panel II: China’s Efforts to Exert Influence on U.S. Institutions and Public Opinion

  • Dr. Ross Terrill, Associate in Research, John K. Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA [Testimony]
  • Dr. Eric Anderson, Senior Analyst, SAIC, McLean, VA [Testimony]
  • Dr. Jacqueline Newmyer, President and CEO, Long Term Strategy Group, Cambridge, MA

Panel III: China’s Espionage and Intelligence Operations Directed at the United States

  • Mr. I.C. Smith, Special Agent (retired), Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, DC [Testimony]
  • Dr. James Mulvenon, Director, Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis, Defense Group Inc., Washington, DC

Panel IV: China’s Cyber Espionage Directed against the United States

  • Mr. Kevin G. Coleman, Senior Fellow, Technolytics, McMurray, PA [Testimony]
  • Mr. Rafal A. Rohozinski, Principal and CEO, The SecDev Group and Advisory Board Member at The Citizen Lab, Munk Center for International Studies, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada