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China expert Robert Spalding reveals the shocking success China has had infiltrating American institutions and compromising our national security.

The media often suggest that Russia poses the greatest threat to America's national security, but the real danger lies farther east. While those in power have been distracted and disorderly, China has waged a six-front war on America's economy, military, diplomacy, technology, education, and infrastructure - and they're winning. It's almost too late to undo the shocking, though nearly invisible, victories of the Chinese.

In Stealth War, retired Air Force Brigadier General Robert Spalding reveals China's motives and secret attacks on the West. Chronicling how our leaders have failed to protect us over recent decades, he provides shocking evidence of some of China's most brilliant ploys, including:

  • Placing Confucius Institutes in universities across the United States that serve to monitor and control Chinese students on campus and spread communist narratives to unsuspecting American students.
  • Offering enormous sums to American experts who create investment funds that funnel technology to China.
  • Signing a 30-year agreement with the US that allows China to share peaceful nuclear technology, ensuring that they have access to American nuclear know-how.

Spalding's concern isn't merely that America could lose its position on the world stage. More urgently, the Chinese Communist Party has a fundamental loathing of the legal protections America grants its people and seeks to create a world without those rights.

Despite all the damage done so far, Spalding shows how it's still possible for the US and the rest of the free world to combat - and win - China's stealth war.

©2019 Robert Spalding (P)2019 Penguin Audio

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A General with a backbone loaded with truth "woke"

The first 20 minutes or so in this book the General drops a couple names and my jaw dropped knowing he finished this book long before the crazy political Ukraine stuff this last week of September 2019, I'm not going to say who those two people are that would be a spoiler but it certainly shed some more light on things going on this past week.

It's finally about time someone had the backbone to lay it all out there in regards to China's plan with the United States and it is a retired Brigadier General, many Americans have been smelling it he just came in and turned the light on.

Also as always the narrator Ray Porter is fantastic I'm glad he chose to narrate this important book.

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Should be taught in school and US history

Great job sounding and making us aware of the alarms that China, specifically the CCP presents to rest of world. We are not the only one in the USA that are at risk. This is a game of global domination and the risks to the world are as big as ever. You know, for the Americans that think like globalist elite, this breaks down over two of the most fundamental rights in a democracy, freedom of speech and religion. CCP has no interest in either, therefore the free world will always be at odds with the CCP.

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Death by China

The incompetence of our leaders has left us economically entangled with a one-Party, totalitarian, etho-nationalist country with an “unrestricted warfare” mentality, and which considers the USA as its primary enemy. “Made in China” cheap electronics lead to made in China missiles and aircraft carriers.

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To fly:The Chinese flag or the American flag ?

This is the best book I have read on China's plan to dominant our people.
Spadling helps us "see" China's tactics & reminds us of their stragerty of world dominance. Nevertheless, he suggests what our counterattack to defeat their plans might look like. So, there is hope if our leaders take the threat seriously & implement many of the ideas he suggest.
We citizens can help by spreading the word & holding our leaders accountable. Our letters & our votes count; we still have a say in this war.


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Important to read in our day and age.

I think that every responsible voter needs to read this book as soon as possible.

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Required Reading for Every US Citizen

China has become the new Nazi Germany of our day, except that they are doing it with a well meaning smile on their face while they rob and extort everyone behind their back. If we as a nation don't wake up, they will soon reach a point where even the US cannot stop them from projecting worldwide totalitarian dominance. China is expected to surpass the US economic output in 2025. Once that happens, they'll be able to outspend us in everyway. Regardless of the amount we spend on military, technology, or infrastructure they will be able to spend more creating a reinforcing spiral of growing strength. Do you want to live in a world where speaking out against the government causes your social credit score to drop and the government to then come and take your dog away from you as punishment? 😥That is what's lurking around the corner for us, if we don't start taking serious action. Anyway, fantastic book. Well written and concise.

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A good listen as long as you don't get sucked in.

The bulk of the chapter on 5G is riddled with inaccuracies, over exaggerations, and fear mongering. I point to this chapter specifically because it is within my field of expertise. If that's the case, what degree of accuracy does the rest of the book offer? There are several instances of contradictions between the first part of the book and the conclusion, be it isolationism vs globalism, tariffs vs subsidies, past administration inaction vs present administration inaction. It's hard to nail down a concise conclusion because it advocates for all strategies while arguing against them at other times. Don't get me wrong, the individual cases of abuse are clearly laid out and justifiably terrifying, but when it comes to a path out, there wasn't a clear consensus.

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Insightful and compelling

Revealing a side that is not always explicitly reported in mainstram media, bringing the stealth war to light. Fantastic reading by the reader with full of emotions apt for the stories. Great stuff!

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China is at war, we are not taking it seriously

Angering read about what we are allowing China to do. We are selling out the future of America for short term profit. It's time for action and change.

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Wake up call!

If we are able to save the Republic, now is the time... the Corona Virus may have provided the political will to finally do something about these grave injustices before it is too late. Well written and compelling arguments for our government to wake up and fix this - now.

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  • 09-04-20

Extremely biased, sounds like Trump's puppy

The books is like a baby crying that American and the rest of the world are all bullied by the supreme and vicious China! I mean come on, first of all, no one knows bullying better than your master Trump, and this year 2020 alone, you have showed clearly that the so called American freedom and democracy are just jokes on your own terms. Really dreadful to listen to what you say here.

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  • 06-08-20

Content is great but cant hear it all.

Great listening but the first word of most sentences and paragraphs is missing. Sentences start with “erica“ rather than “america”

Really realy annoying.

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  • Paul Murphy
  • 05-06-20

Well you can't say you haven't been warned

Some books are entertaining
Some will broaden your mind
Some will expose a scandal
Other will bore you to death.
This one is one of the most significant books of a generation.
A modern-day book of 'revelations'
...and just like the original...agree or disagree
The one thing you really can't do...ignore it...

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  • Cliente de Amazon
  • 03-30-20

must read for a hint on current World economy

a little to sided, yet with some unarguable truths, Ray Porter great as usual and the story does reflect our current world economy and politics escenario

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  • westside
  • 10-15-21

Interesting China Bashing.

'China the devil incarnate America a Saint" drivel.....countering OBR with free online English lessons still have me smiling...of course China is not perfect show me a Nation that is but the greatest crime of China is to be a stand in replacement of America when the time do comes after all her self inflicting woes through hubris ..

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-30-21

very good. but sadly trump didn't get his 2nd term

very good. but sadly trump didn't get his 2nd term. I hope more people read this book
btw, I am a freedom loving Chinese who now lives abroad now.

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  • Anthony Ireland
  • 09-05-21

Amazing

A serious and thought prevocing book , everybody should be reading this book .
I say everyone at least everyone who cares about our continuing fundamental freedoms , not just in America , but across the entire western democratic world .
I've never liked communism as a political ideology , and this book exsposes the frietning strength of the Chinese Communist party .
when they first announced this belt and road program , I was deeply suspicious of the Chinese motives and plans , this excellent book tells me I was right to think like that .
I implore everybody to get this book ,we all need to take a stand against China before it's too late.

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  • 05-01-21

Very informative.

Much of the information is actually disturbing, but I have researched elsewhere and no it's true. All the information can be overwhelming at times but is a very good listen.

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  • Mitchell W.
  • 03-09-21

Eye opening.

A must read for anyone financially, politically,or global news inclined. Cant recommend this book enough.

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  • 01-15-21

How the US 2020 elections got hacked...read this

Every freedom loving human being on this planet need toread this and get the message loud and clear. Make no mistake the Chinese people have been programmed by the CCP from kids....people need to know...read this and make your own conclusions on the influence of CCP in all Western - especially America which is a super power - how the Chinese use democracy to their advantage slowly but surely causing division among the Americans by lining the pickets of corrupt or sexually conpromised officials in government positions....time to wake up everyone!!! Read this...

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  • 08-15-21

Not really objective

If you are looking for an unbiased take on China this is not it. The author's premise is that China (CCP) is just evil in all regards. Anyone who disagrees is either complicit or an idiot. Therefore America should escalate war with China. Odd to see such simplistic view of the world by a senior military person if the most powerful country in the world. I can see why this guy got fired. The narration was condescending. This book was designed to call to arms to those who fear already but not really appeal to neutral parties.

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  • Miss Ailsa M Freeman
  • 08-24-20

Stunning and brilliant book

This book is extremely important and should be read as widely as possibly. I thought I had a pretty good grasp of the China problem but this book took me to a whole new level of understanding. Immense thanks to the author for his integrity, intelligence and initiative.

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  • Clare Darwish
  • 05-03-20

A MUST READ TO UNDERSTAND THE CCP PANDEMIC

After watching a riveting interview with Gen Robert Spalding on Patrick Bet-David's 'Valuetainment' channel on YT, I had to get this book.

This man's expose of the corruption, lies and downright theft by the Chinese Government is mind-blowing.

Big business, Big Government and Big Banks have all been tricked into investing in China with the belief that showing confidence in a Communist regime would help to bring about a more democratic way of life for the citizens of China and the rest of the world.

Today, with the lockdown of the global pandemic, the truth is now bubbling to the top.

I doubt Robert Spalding expected his book to become so relevant so quickly, and if you are experiencing any doubts or confusion about what's happening, then do yourself a favour and get this book!!

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  • Michael
  • 12-15-19

American HERO!

Extremely accurate and EXACTLY what America must do! Non-American here. I have so much respect for this author. This mans eyes are WIDE open.

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  • Dave Lee
  • 11-02-19

Must read! If you care about human rights/freedom

This is the next level up from Michael Pillsbury's hundred year marathon.
We are under threat within our own countries!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-20-21

A must read!

I thought this book may be a struggle, I couldn't put it down. terrific.

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  • Dennis
  • 02-12-21

A Call to Action..for All !!


A Must read..A call to Action to save us All.

" when governments fear people there is Liberty, when the people fear government, there is tyranny"

Thank you Robert Spalding, the Answer is now in plain sight.

..So how will you, we, I respond?

They are No sidelines, in life and in the building of global equality!!

Start by reading this book!.. questioning the consequences of political, economic and individual purching decisions.
Every price tag supports a Community...follow the money.


Most importantly by demanding, cherishing and preserving your ..and our next generations individual, Human rights and Freedoms.

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  • Gareth
  • 01-17-21

A very pertinent book

Highly informative and interesting book which highlights China's passive aggression against the Western world.
The only blindspot for me is that there was no discussion of the US governments' long period of illegal surveillance against the entire world, which really the Chinese are just copying.
But all in all......a good listen.

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  • L. Darragh
  • 01-10-21

worth a read

interesting look at how the ccp interfere in the western world. I found this book easy to get though.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-27-20

Compelling, Eye opening... I'm out of the bubble !

A brilliant Analysis of where we presently are, and why History has shaped our current way of thinking.
Time for the world to wake up, Stand up.... and Rise above.