Archive | Policy Recommendations

29 May 2015

ChinaFile Conversation: “Did the Game Just Change in the South China Sea? (And What Should the U.S. Do About It?)”

Andrew S. Erickson, “Did the Game Just Change in the South China Sea? (And What Should the U.S. Do About It?),” A ChinaFile Conversation, The Asia Society, 29 May 2015.
As the 14th annual Asia Security Summit—or the Shangri-la Dialogue, as it has come to be known—gets underway in Singapore, we asked contributors to comment on what […]

Continue Reading

20 May 2015

More Willing and Able: Charting China’s International Security Activism

Ely Ratner, Elbridge Colby, Andrew Erickson, Zachary Hosford, and Alexander Sullivan, More Willing and Able: Charting China’s International Security Activism (Washington, DC: Center for a New American Security, May 2015).
The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) Asia-Pacific Security Program has released a new report, More Willing and Able: Charting China’s International Security Activism. The report examines China’s […]

Continue Reading

21 November 2014

2014 Annual Report to Congress Released by U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Commission

2014 Annual Report to Congress of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, Second Session (Washington, DC: USCC, 20 November 2014).

Report PDFs:

2014 Annual Report to Congress
Executive Summary
Comprehensive List of Recommendations

Chapters:

Chapter 1 U.S.-China Economic and Trade Relations
Chapter 1; Section 1 Year in Review – Economics and Trade
Chapter 1; Section 2 U.S.-China Bilateral […]

Continue Reading

29 January 2014

USCC Hearing: “China’s Military Modernization and its Implications for the United States”—Thurs. 30 January 2014, 9 AM-3 PM, Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2118 (updated location & agenda)

Witnesses’ bios and written testimony now available.
Hearing on “China’s Military Modernization and its Implications for the United States”
    Thursday, January 30, 2014
     Room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building, 45 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20515

Hearing Co-Chairs: Senator James M. Talent and Commissioner Katherine C. Tobin, PhD
The hearing will examine the inputs to China’s military modernization, including […]

Continue Reading

25 January 2014

USCC Hearing: “China’s Military Modernization and its Implications for the United States”—Thurs. 30 January 2014, 9 AM-3 PM, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 608

Hearing: “China’s Military Modernization and its Implications for the United States”
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 608
Washington, DC 20002

Hearing Co-Chairs: Senator James M. Talent and Commissioner Katherine C. Tobin, Ph.D
 
9:00a – 9:15a    Co-Chairs’ remarks: Senator James M. Talent and Commissioner Katherine C. Tobin, Ph.D
9:15a – 10:45a   Panel I:  Inputs to China’s Military […]

Continue Reading

19 December 2013

“China’s Naval Modernization: Implications and Recommendations”–Full HASC Oral & Written Testimony

Andrew S. Erickson, “China’s Naval Modernization: Implications and Recommendations,” Testimony before the House Armed Services Committee Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, “U.S. Asia-Pacific Strategic Considerations Related to PLA Naval Forces” hearing, Washington, DC, 11 December 2013.
 
Click here for additional information on the hearing.
The archived Webcast is available here.
For an article that builds on this testimony, see […]

Continue Reading

12 December 2013

China’s Naval Modernization: Implications and Recommendations

Andrew S. Erickson, “China’s Naval Modernization: Implications and Recommendations,” Testimony before the House Armed Services Committee Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, “U.S. Asia-Pacific Strategic Considerations Related to PLA Naval Forces” hearing, Washington, DC, 11 December 2013.
Click here for complete information on the House Armed Services Committee Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee hearing,  “U.S. Asia-Pacific Strategic […]

Continue Reading

12 December 2013

2013 Annual Report to Congress Released by U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

Check out the tremendous contributions from testimony by former Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program Fellow Dr. Dawn Murphy and from her Ph.D. dissertation Rising Revisionist? China’s Relations with the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa in the post-Cold War Era (Washington, DC: George Washington University, 2012).
2013 Annual Report to Congress of the U.S.-China Economic and […]

Continue Reading

12 December 2013

No Clear Strategy on China, Experts Say

Christopher C. Cavas, “No Clear Strategy on China, Experts Say,” Defense News, 11 December 2013.
No real US strategy exists right now for dealing with China, even as the country challenges the territorial status quo of nearby Asian waters, several experts said Wednesday. …
China expert Andrew Erickson of the Naval War College noted “the US has […]

Continue Reading

11 December 2013

Witness Statements, Bios & Archived Webcast Now Available—HASC Subcommittee on Seapower & Projection Forces Hearing: “U.S. Asia-Pacific Strategic Considerations Related to PLA Naval Forces Modernization”

Click here to watch the archived Webcast.
Andrew S. Erickson, “China’s Naval Modernization: Implications and Recommendations”

December 11, 2013 3:30 PM
U.S. Asia-Pacific Strategic Considerations Related to PLA Naval Forces Modernization
House Armed Services Committee
Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces
Rayburn HOB – 2118

Witnesses

Dr. Seth Cropsey
Senior Fellow, The Hudson Institute

Witness Statement [PDF] Added 12/11/2013 at 04:25 PM
Witness Truth in […]

Continue Reading

11 December 2013

Today from 3:30-5:30 PM in 2118 RHOB & Webcast Live—House Armed Services Committee Hearing: “U.S. Asia-Pacific Strategic Considerations Related to P.L.A. Naval Forces Modernization”

Click here to watch the live Webcast.
Contact: Robert McAlister (202) 225-2539
 HASC Hearing Schedule December 9-13, 2013
WASHINGTON – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon released the following schedule featuring (1) hearing for the week of December 9-13.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
U.S. Asia-Pacific Strategic Considerations Related to P.L.A. Naval Forces Modernization

House Committee on Armed Services
Subcommittee on Seapower and […]

Continue Reading

09 December 2013

House Armed Services Committee Hearing Wed. 11 December 3:30-5:30 PM, 2118 RHOB: “U.S. Asia-Pacific Strategic Considerations Related to P.L.A. Naval Forces Modernization”

This promises to be a very interesting and timely event.
For Immediate Release: December 5, 2013
Contact: Robert McAlister (202) 225-2539
 HASC Hearing Schedule December 9-13
WASHINGTON – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon released the following schedule featuring (1) hearing for the week of December 9-13.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
U.S. Asia-Pacific Strategic Considerations Related to P.L.A. Naval Forces Modernization

House […]

Continue Reading

10 June 2013

A Statement before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, Panel III: “China’s Political and Security Challenges in the Middle East,” “China and the Middle East” hearing, Washington, DC, 6 June 2013

Andrew S. Erickson, A Statement before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, Panel III: “China’s Political and Security Challenges in the Middle East,” “China and the Middle East” hearing, Washington, DC, 6 June 2013.
Click here to watch webcast of hearing.
My testimony reflects my personal views and not the policies or estimates of the U.S. Navy or […]

Continue Reading

06 June 2013

Hearing: “China and the Middle East”—Live Webcast, Statements, and Bios Now Available

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission
 
Thursday, June 6, 2013
 
Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 608
Washington, DC 20002

Hearing Co-Chairs: Commissioners Jeffrey L. Fiedler and James Talent
 
9:00a–9:05a        Co-Chairs’ remarks: Commissioners Jeffrey L. Fiedler and James Talent (Comm. Fiedler Opening Remarks) (Comm. Talent Opening Remarks)
 
9:05a–10:20a     Panel I:  China’s Perspectives and Policy in the Middle East

Dr. Dawn Murphy, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, […]

Continue Reading

03 June 2013

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission to Hold “China and the Middle East” Hearing, Thursday 6 June 2013

– HEARING NOTICE –
China and the Middle East
Hearing Co-Chairs: Commissioners Jeffrey L. Fiedler and James Talent
WHAT: Public Hearing on “China and the Middle East.” The hearing will examine China’s policies and perspectives related to the Middle East, including on energy security, trade and investment, regional conflicts, and instability in countries like Syria and Iran. […]

Continue Reading

29 December 2012

Transatlantic Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific

Andrew S. Erickson and Austin M. Strange, “Transatlantic Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific,” in Patryk Pawlak, ed., Look East, Act East: Transatlantic Agendas in the Asia Pacific, Report #13 (Brussels: European Union Institute for Security Studies, 18 December 2012), 38-44.
Volume Overview
The EUISS is pleased to present the final report prepared in the framework of […]

Continue Reading

21 August 2009

U.S.-China Security Relations

Andrew S. Erickson and Wei He, “U.S.-China Security Relations,” in Task Force Report—U.S.-China Relations: A Roadmap for the Future, Center for Strategic and International Studies Pacific Forum Issues & Insights, Vol. 9, No. 16 (August 20, 2009), pp. 7-12, available in English and Chinese.
Over a period of two months – from June 2009 to August […]

Continue Reading

30 March 2007

A Statement Before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

Andrew S. Erickson, A Statement Before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, “PLA Modernization in Traditional Warfare Capabilities” panel, “China’s Military Modernization and its Impact on the United States and the Asia-Pacific” hearing, Washington, DC, 29 March 2007, 72-78; published in 2007 Report to Congress of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, 110th […]

Continue Reading