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

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

Transcript