May 5, 2022

238 | Gen. Robert Spalding: Can China's "Unrestricted Warfare" Beat the U.S.?

238 | Gen. Robert Spalding: Can China's "Unrestricted Warfare" Beat the U.S.?

Marshall speaks with return Realignment guest Retired Air Force Brigadier General Robert Spalding, author of War Without Rules: China's Playbook for Global Domination. They discuss and unpack "Unrestricted Warfare" a PLA strategy document from the late 1990s that in Spalding's view reflects Chinese strategy today, discuss whether the U.S. and China are "enemies," and whether one should be optimistic or pessimistic about Taiwan's future post-Ukraine war


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Marshall speaks with return Realignment guest Retired Air Force Brigadier General Robert Spalding, author of War Without Rules: China's Playbook for Global Domination. They discuss and unpack "Unrestricted Warfare," a PLA strategy document from the late 1990s that in Spalding's view, reflects Chinese strategy today, whether the U.S. and China are "enemies," and why he's pessimistic about Taiwan's fate despite the results of the war in Ukraine.