Gen. Robert S. Spalding (USAF Ret.), s a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, focusing on U.S.-China relations, economic and national security, and the Asia-Pacific military balance. He is the author of the upcoming book, "Stealth War: How China Took Over While America's Elite Slept."

 

Is It Time To Shut Down All Travel From China? Ask General Spalding, author of Stealth War: How China Took Over While America's Elite Slept

 

Steve Gruber: Retired General welcome to the program.
Robert S. Spalding: Thank you. Good morning.
Steve Gruber: Also a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute focusing on us China relations the question out there right now and some are saying that we should just shut down a travel right now between China and the United States and Elsewhere for that matter to bring to make sure this virus is under control. I don't know if that's the right step or not. It seems fairly extreme. But then again, we're still learning about this virus and what's going on. What are your thoughts?
Robert S. Spalding:  What considering the fact that the Chinese Communist Party hasn't been very transparent in the beginning since this happened began to start appearing in December in the first we heard about it was in January. It probably would be prudent. This is part of the problem with with them is they're not transparent and this is a this is a potentially very serious Global pandemic.
Steve Gruber: You mean to tell me General the communist China lies to people I find that shocking.

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