Politics US seeks new 'alliance of democracies' to take on authoritarian Chinese regime: Pompeo Updated : July 24, 2020 11:13 AM IST Today China is "increasingly authoritarian at home, and more aggressive in its hostility to freedom everywhere else," Pompeo said. The challenge of China demands exertion from democracies those in Europe, in Africa, in South America, and especially those in the Indo-Pacific region. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.