This year marks 100 years since the Chinese Communist Party came into reign. According to a New York Times
article published on July 1, 2021 The Chinese Communist Party Is 100. It's Not Going Anywhere
, "The Chinese Communist Party... is still a formidable force that will remain a threat to the United States and Western allies for years to come." As General Spalding writes in his book, Stealth War: How China Took Over While America Slept
, "Our political, military, corporate and fiscal leaders have failed to recognize the subtle game the CCP has been playing. They have been operating...under the now outdated idea that war is fought only with bombs and bullets."
"One of the most important targets we can go after is another nation's infrastructure, particularly the infrastructure that connects leadership to the military and the people," said Dr. Robert Spalding, Brig Gen, USAF, Retired. "War can come to us without an airplane, and instead through an email that attacks a centralized hub, impacting the architecture that we have come to depend on, affecting our daily lives. The information on a smartphone is data that can be harvested and ultimately used to influence our decisions, imperceptibly. We must understand and be prepared."
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