The idea that the removal of these two terms on paper equated with the abandonment of Marxist-Leninism in practice, is an error of interpretation.
As hundreds of thousands – if not millions – of Chinese men and women gave their lives fighting US aggression in the Korea in the early 1950’s, it is highly unlikely that Communist China would desert the DPRK – which operates as a buffer-zone between Communist China and the capitalist South Korea.
The United States of America pursues a political path that is thoroughly anti-Socialist and anti-Communist, with this anti-Working Class policy being codified, normalised and intensified
The United States is the aggressor in Asia. As a capitalist country, it requires wars to fuel its sagging boom or bust economy, and in
Trump wants North Korea destroyed (and capitalised), and Russia to be a subordinate branch of the EU, as a means to spread US-style domination around the globe. In reality, however, it is the US that wants war, and North Korea that wants peace.
Indeed, this fallacious story was subsequently used to direct the ROC Parliament – to as quickly as possible – pass a law that would create an ROC-version of the US ‘Patriot Act’. This would involve the restricting of ROC civil liberties under the guise of ‘fighting terrorism’ – a terrorist threat that does not exist.