Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Robert Spalding

September 16th, 2019

ROBERT SPALDING, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute, Author of Stealth War: How China Took Over While America’s Elite Slept (Avaliable October 1, 2019), Former Special Assistant to the U.S. Air Force Vice Chief of Staff, Former Military Fellow at the Council of Foreign Relations, Former Chief China strategist for the chairman of the Joint Chiefs, the Joint Staff at the Pentagon, Former Senior Defense Official and Defense Attache to China in Beijing, China Former Senior Director for Strategic Planning at the National Security Council:

  • The origins of the Chinese Communist Party
  • Dissecting the PRC’s long-term global ambitions


  • The Belt and Road Initiative: a neocolonial enterprise
  • An overview of Xi Jinping’s “digital silk road”
  • Beijing’s aggressive actions in the South China Sea
  • Dangers of China’s monopoly of rare earth minerals


  • What is the “White List”?
  • Consequences of Beijing’s influence operations in the U.S.
  • Has President Trump’s China policy been successful?


  • The significance of Trump’s National Security Strategy
  • Why the U.S. must reinvigorate our nuclear triad