Politico with the report, looks like US-Chia relations are going to chill further if this is a widely held view in the administration:

Robert O'Brien, President Trump's national security advise

  • "The Chinese Communist Party is Marxist-Leninist," he said. "The party General Secretary Xi Jinping sees himself as Josef Stalin's successor."

O'Brien faulted both political parties

Link here for the report


Sheesh, politics. These geopol tensions are a negative for risk trades.