Archive for the ‘China – 100-Year Maraton’ Category

The Chinese cyber-threat…

August 29, 2018

Continues to amaze me so much attention is being focused on the Russians (and Macedonians) … and so little on China.

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Michael Pillsbury nails the point in his book The Hundred Year Marathon: China’s Strategy to Replace America as the Global Superpower

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Trump’s Space Force is a dumb idea … or is it?

August 22, 2018

After reading …

Bret Baier’s Three Days in Moscow: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire

… and Michael Pillsbury’s The Hundred Year Marathon: China’s Strategy to Replace America as the Global Superpower

I think Trump may be on to something.

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Let’s drill down…

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It’s not Russia that we should be worrying about … it’s China!

August 21, 2018

And, here are China’s 9 strategic principles.

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One of my summer reads has been The Hundred Year Marathon: China’s Strategy to Replace America as the Global Superpower by Michael Pillsbury.

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Pillsbury is a bona fide China expert, having served 8 administrations in a variety of high-level positions in the state and defense departments and having worked for heralded think tanks, including RAND and the Hudson Institute.

Note: To me, guy seems very credible since (a) he footnotes every major point with compelling source documentation, and (b) he is very self-effacing – often pointing out the mistakes that he had made in his China analyses.

As the title indicates, Pillsbury concludes that China is about midway through a 100-year strategy to replace the U.S. as the global superpower…

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