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China is the threat of the century, says Trump's security adviser

In a 20-minute broadside against China, Robert OBrien told top British and US military and intelligence officials that China was a predatory power that repressed its people

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O'Brien said the West had for decades granted China concessions

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President Donald Trump's national security adviser accused China on Wednesday of trying to steal Covid-19 vaccine research from the West, casting it as a malign rival that was seeking to monopolise every important industry of the 21st Century.

Trump identifies China as the United States main competitor, and has accused the Chinese Communist Party of taking advantage over trade and not telling the truth over the novel coronavirus outbreak, which he calls the China plague.

In a 20-minute broadside against China, Robert O'Brien told top British and US military and intelligence officials that China was a predatory power that repressed its people

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First Published: Oct 22 2020 | 1:34 AM IST

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