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Hearing: China's Views of Sovereignty and Methods of Access Control

February 27, 2008

Room 562, Dirksen Senate Office Building
First Street and Constitution Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20510

Hearing Co-Chairs: Commissioners Mark Esper and Jeffrey Fiedler



  • Opening Statement of Carolyn Bartholomew, Vice Chairman [Remarks]
  • Opening Statement of Mark Esper, Commissioner [Remarks]
  • Opening Statement of Jeffrey Fiedler, Commissioner [Remarks]

Panel I: Congressional Perspectives

Panel II:  Chinese Views of Sovereignty

  • Dr. Allen R. Carlson, Professor of Political Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY [Testimony]
  • Dr. June Teufel Dreyer, Professor of Political Sciences, University of Miami School of Business Administration, Coral Gables, FL [Testimony]

Panel III: Chinese Methods of Advancing Sovereignty by Non-military Means

  • Dr. Robert G. Sutter, Professor of Asian Studies, Georgetown University, Washington, DC [Testimony]

Panel IV:  Chinese Methods of Advancing Sovereignty by Military Means

  • Mr. Peter Dutton, Esquire and Associate Professor of Strategic Studies, Naval War College, Newport, RI [Testimony]
  • LTC (retired) Roy D. Kamphausen, Vice President of Political and Security Affairs, National Bureau of Asian Research, Washington, DC [Testimony]

Panel V:  Chinese Views of Sovereignty in Space and Cyberspace

  • Mr. Philip A. Meek, Esquire and Associate General Counsel of International Affairs, Air Force General Counsel’s Office, Washington, DC [Testimony]
  • Mr. James A. Lewis, Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC [Testimony]