Hearing: The U.S.-China Relationship: Economics and Security in Perspective

February 1-2, 2007

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

Hearing Co-chairs: Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew, Vice Chairman Daniel Blumenthal



  • Opening Statement of Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew (Remarks)

Thursday, February 1

Panel I: Congressional Perspectives

Panel II: Administration Perspectives

Panel III: U.S.-China Relations in Review

  • Mr. James Mann, FPI Author-in-Residence, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC (Testimony)
  • Dr. Phillip Saunders, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University, Washington, DC

Panel IV: The U.S.-China Economics & Trade Relationship

  • Ms. Thea Lee, Policy Director, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, Washington, DC (Testimony)
  • Mr. Grant Aldonas, William M. Scholl Chair in International Business, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC (Testimony)
  • Dr. Peter Navarro, Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy, The Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine, CA (Testimony)

Friday, February 2

Panel V: The U.S.-China Military & Security Relationship

Panel VI: Prospects for U.S.-China Political Cooperation and Diplomacy

Panel VII: Administration Perspectives

  • Dr. Thomas J. Christensen, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, represented by Mr. John Norris, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Washington, DC (Testimony)
  • Dr. Robert Dohner, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Treasury for Asia International Affairs, Washington, DC