Notice of Open Public Hearing, 10097 [E8-3419]

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The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, evaluate and report to Congress annually on ‘‘the national security implications and impact of the bilateral trade and economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.’’ Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC, on March 18, 2008, to address ‘‘China’s Expanding Global Influence: Foreign Policy Goals, Practices, and Tools.’’ rfrederick on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES Background This event is the third in a series of public hearings the Commission will hold during its 2008 report cycle to collect input from leading academic, industry, and government experts on the impact of the economic and national security implications of the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. The March 18 VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:34 Feb 22, 2008 Jkt 214001 hearing is being conducted to obtain testimony on the goals, strategies and instruments of China’s foreign policy, and the impact of China’s regional and global influence on U.S. economic and security interests around the world. Panels in the hearing will address the economic, military/security, and diplomatic tools employed in the conduct of Chinese foreign policy. The March 18 hearing will address ‘‘China’s Expanding Global Influence: Foreign Policy Goals, Practices, and Tools’’ and will be Co-chaired by Vice Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew and Commissioner Daniel Blumenthal. Information on hearings, as well as transcripts of past Commission hearings, can be obtained from the USCC Web site http://www.uscc.gov. Copies of the hearing agenda will be made available on the Commission’s Web site http://www.uscc.gov as soon as available. Any interested party may file a written statement by March 18, 2007, by mailing to the contact below. On March 18, the hearing will be held in two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. There will be a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. Date and Time: Wednesday, March 18, 2008, 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. A detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the Commission’s Web site at http:// www.uscc.gov in the near future. The hearing will be held on Capitol Hill in Room 562, Dirksen Senate Office Building located at First Street and Constitution Avenue, NE., Washington, DC 20510. Public seating is limited to about 50 people on a first come, first served basis. Advance reservations are not required. 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U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION


Notice of Open Public Hearing

AGENCY: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

ACTION: Notice of open public hearing--March 18, 2008, Washington, DC.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-
China Economic and Security Review Commission.
    Name: Larry Wortzel, Chairman of the U.S.-China Economic and 
Security Review Commission.
    The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, 
evaluate and report to Congress annually on ``the national security 
implications and impact of the bilateral trade and economic 
relationship between the United States and the People's Republic of 
China.''
    Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing 
in Washington, DC, on March 18, 2008, to address ``China's Expanding 
Global Influence: Foreign Policy Goals, Practices, and Tools.''

Background

    This event is the third in a series of public hearings the 
Commission will hold during its 2008 report cycle to collect input from 
leading academic, industry, and government experts on the impact of the 
economic and national security implications of the U.S. bilateral trade 
and economic relationship with China. The March 18 hearing is being 
conducted to obtain testimony on the goals, strategies and instruments 
of China's foreign policy, and the impact of China's regional and 
global influence on U.S. economic and security interests around the 
world. Panels in the hearing will address the economic, military/
security, and diplomatic tools employed in the conduct of Chinese 
foreign policy.
    The March 18 hearing will address ``China's Expanding Global 
Influence: Foreign Policy Goals, Practices, and Tools'' and will be Co-
chaired by Vice Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew and Commissioner Daniel 
Blumenthal.
    Information on hearings, as well as transcripts of past Commission 
hearings, can be obtained from the USCC Web site http://www.uscc.gov.
    Copies of the hearing agenda will be made available on the 
Commission's Web site http://www.uscc.gov as soon as available. Any 
interested party may file a written statement by March 18, 2007, by 
mailing to the contact below. On March 18, the hearing will be held in 
two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. There will 
be a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the 
witnesses.
    Date and Time: Wednesday, March 18, 2008, 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Eastern Standard Time. A detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted 
to the Commission's Web site at http://www.uscc.gov in the near future.

ADDRESSES: The hearing will be held on Capitol Hill in Room 562, 
Dirksen Senate Office Building located at First Street and Constitution 
Avenue, NE., Washington, DC 20510. Public seating is limited to about 
50 people on a first come, first served basis. Advance reservations are 
not required.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing 
further information concerning the hearing should contact Kathy 
Michels, Associate Director for the U.S.-China Economic and Security 
Review Commission, 444 North Capitol Street, NW., Suite 602, 
Washington, DC 20001; phone 202-624-1409, or via e-mail at 
kmichels@uscc.gov.

    Authority: Congress created the U.S.-China Economic and Security 
Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense Authorization Act 
(Pub. L. 106-398), as amended by Division P of the Consolidated 
Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Pub. L. 108-7), as amended by 
Public Law 109-108 (November 22, 2005).

    Dated: February 19, 2008.
Kathleen J. Michels,
Associate Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
 [FR Doc. E8-3419 Filed 2-22-08; 8:45 am]
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