This article was published by The McAlvany Intelligence Advisor on Wednesday, November 20, 2019:
Five hundred years before the birth of Jesus Christ, a Chinese military genius named Sun Tzu (or “Master Sun”) arose from obscurity to write “The Art of War.” His military strategies, and proverbs attending them, remain relevant today.
Michael Pillsbury, author of “The Hundred-Year Marathon: China’s Secret Strategy to Replace America as the Global Superpower,” exposed the communists’ (currently ruling the Chinese mainland) reliance upon Tzu’s strategies in confronting its temporarily superior enemy, the United States. In essence, wrote Pillsbury, the way to defeat a superior enemy is to invite him to help you become his superior without giving away the game.
It may be called the Kissinger strategy, and Pillsbury, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) since the Nixon administration, worked diligently to promote it. In his book, he referred to himself as a “panda hugger.”
But Pillsbury, to his credit, came in from the cold, repented, and in 2015 wrote what some are calling a 300-page apology to the American people for deceiving them. He wrote: