Posted on: Friday, October 4, 2019 Food and Agriculture Are Domains of War: Part 4 FoodSafetyMagazone.com, by: Robert A. Norton, August 6, 2019
Understanding how food and agriculture could become potential targets requires an understanding of the larger context of Chinese military doctrine. This idea of “doctrine” is important to understand. Current U.S. food defense strategy focuses on single events rather than on a coordinated series of events, spatially and temporally scattered across the U.S. and designed to instill panic. Attacks on food and agriculture would be strategically targeted to cause cascading effects. The purpose of such attacks would be to degrade U.S. capability to respond on the battlefield.