Pompeo: Xi Bigger Threat Than Putin

Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo weighs in on Xi Jinping’s global ambitions

  • Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned that the leader of Communist China, Xi Jinping, is a more significant threat than Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • “He wants to own you. … He wants hegemonic intent across the world with his Marxist-Leninist vision and Chinese economic and political dominance in every corner of the world,” Pompeo asserted.
  • The former secretary of state labeled Xi’s intent to reign in the world as a “vicious objective” and said, “We have an obligation to the next generation to push back against it.”