A noted Chinese theorist on modern warfare, Chang Mengxiong, compared China’s form of fighting to “a Chinese boxer with a keen knowledge of vital body points who can bring an opponent to his knees with a minimum of movements”.
It is like key acupuncture points in ancient Chinese medicine. Puncture one vital point and the whole anatomy is affected. If America ever goes to war with China, say, over Taiwan, then America should be prepared for the following “acupuncture points” in its anatomy to be “punctured”. Each of the vital points can bring America to its knees with a minimum of effort. [Full Text PART 1] and [Full Text PART 2]
Victor N Corpus is a retired bridadier general of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP); former chief of the Intelligence Service, AFP; and holds a master’s degree in public administration from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.