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Larry M. Wortzel

Larry M. WortzelBorn: c. 1949

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: China specialist, military analyst

Military service: USMC (1967-70); US Army (1970-99, Col.)

In testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on 10 March 2010, Wortzel described a rather conventional technical paper published in a Chinese journal as if it was a detailed analysis on how to intentionally take down the American power grid.

Wife: Christine (two children)

    University: BA History, Columbus College (1976)
    University: MA Political Science and Asian Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa (1980)
    University: PhD Political Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa (1984)
    Administrator: Director, Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College (1997-99)

    Asia Strategies and Risks LLC President
    US Official US-China Economic and Security Review Commission
    The Heritage Foundation VP Foreign Policy and Defense Studies (2002-05)
    The Heritage Foundation Director, Asian Studies Center (1999-2002)
    US Defense Department Military Attache, Beijing, China (1995-97)
    US Defense Department Colonels Assignment Officer, US Army Personnel Command (1993-95)
    US Defense Department Strategist, Strategy, Plans, and Policy Directorate (1992-93)
    US Defense Department Asst. to the Dir., Army Staff (1990-92)
    US Defense Department Asst. Military Attache, Beijing, China (1988-90)
    US Defense Department Counterintelligence Officer (1984-88)
    US Defense Department Strategic Intel. Officer, CINCPAC (1978-81)
    Association for Intelligence Officers
    Council on Foreign Relations
    International Institute for Strategic Studies
    National Military Intelligence Officers Association
    Legion of Merit

Author of books:
Class in China: Stratification in a Classless Society (1987)
China's Military Modernization: International Implications (1988)
The Chinese Armed Forces in the 21st Century (1998)
Dictionary of Contemporary Chinese Military History (1999)

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