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The Biden Agenda – FP
News and analysis about the administration’s policies—and the people putting them into practice.

Is Biden’s Foreign Policy Grade A Material? – FP, 20.01.22
More than 30 experts grade the U.S. president’s first year of foreign policy.

How Biden Became a Nationalist by Necessity – FP, 19.01.22
What the U.S. president’s first year teaches us about him—and the world. By James Traub, a columnist at Foreign Policy and nonresident fellow at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation

What Financial Markets Are Telling Biden About Geopolitics – FP, 19.01.22
As Washington crafts its foreign policy, asset prices may offer important guidance. By Christopher Smart, the chief global strategist at Barings and the head of the Barings Investment Institute

Defining the Biden Doctrine – FP, 18.01.22
U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan sat down with FP to talk about Russia, China, relations with Europe, and year one of the Biden presidency. By Amy Mackinnon, a national security and intelligence reporter at Foreign Policy


Next Year’s Midterms Could Shake Up Biden’s Foreign Policy – FP, 29.12.21
Republicans are looking to capitalize on the White House’s perceived missteps in Afghanistan and Ukraine. By Jack Detsch, Foreign Policy’s Pentagon and national security reporter

The United States Can’t Afford Another Vague National Security Strategy – FP, 21.12.21
Americans need the government to level with them about the need to stand up to rivals like Russia and China—and the costs of failure. By Brent D. Sadler

Who Lost North America? – FP, 17.11
The project of a stronger, more united continent is on life support. It’s time for a new vision. By Edward Alden, a columnist at Foreign Policy, a visiting professor at Western Washington University, and a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations

Fossil Fuel’s Downfall Could Be America’s Too – FP, 3.12
How U.S. polluters might drag the country’s economy down with them. By Adam Tooze

The World Is Starting to Doubt Biden’s Promise That ‘America Is Back’ – FP, 3.12
From omicron restrictions to the Iran deal and the democracy summit, Washington is making questionable calls that don’t inspire confidence in U.S. leadership. By Emma Ashford, a senior fellow in the New American Engagement Initiative at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, and Matthew Kroenig, deputy director of the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Is Biden’s Foreign Policy Failing? – FP, 30.09
The U.S. president’s intentions might be good, but the results so far are another matter. By Stephen M. Walt, a columnist at Foreign Policy and the Robert and Renée Belfer professor of international relations at Harvard University

Biden at Six Months: How Successful Is His Foreign Policy? – FP, 23.07
Foreign Policy asked nine global experts for their takes on the administration’s agenda. By Kevin Rudd, Kishore Mahbubani, Angela Stent, Robin Niblett, Lina Khatib, Reuben E. Brigety II, Catherine Osborn, C. Raja Mohan, Toshihiro Nakayama

Ready to Fight Tonight? Not So Much, Some Army Troops Say – FP, 26.10
The U.S. military might not be as ready for a war with China or Russia as it lets on. By Jack Detsch, Foreign Policy’s Pentagon and national security reporter

Why the Pentagon Should Abandon ‘Strategic Competition’ – FP, 19.10
The broad, undefined mission has undermined its original intent. By Becca Wasser, a fellow in the defense program and co-lead of the Gaming Lab at the Center for a New American Security, and Stacie Pettyjohn, a senior fellow and director of the defense program at the Center for a New American Security

The Powell Doctrine Lives On – FP, 18.10
Colin Powell’s legacy of restraint gained new relevance after Afghanistan and Iraq. By Michael Hirsh

New NSC Hire to Jump-Start Biden’s Africa Strategy – FP, 5.10
A former top U.S. intelligence official is joining the White House to help craft a new Africa strategy. By Robbie Gramer, a diplomacy and national security reporter at Foreign Policy

U.S. Military Concedes It’s Unready to Fight Terrorism From ‘Over the Horizon’ – FP, 30.09
Centcom will be flying blind for years in Afghanistan—and likely missing terrorists while killing innocents, experts say. By Michael Hirsh, a senior correspondent at Foreign Policy

America Isn’t Ready to Fight the Islamic State in Afghanistan – FP, 28.09
The jihadi group’s continued rise has left the United States with only bad options. By Anchal Vohra, a columnist for Foreign Policy and a freelance TV correspondent and commentator on the Middle East based in Beirut

When the White House Changed Hands, It Changed Tone but Not Policies – FP, 22.09
Whether snubbing allies, abusing tariffs, or expelling refugees, the Biden administration at eight months looks little changed from Trump’s. By Elise Labott, a columnist at Foreign Policy and an adjunct professor at American University’s School of International Service

Questions remain over whether the ‘America First’ policy has ended, says think tank – cnbc, 22.09

Noile coordonate ale politicii externe americane – Octavian Manea, contributors, 17.09

Democracy Was Never Going to Stop Islamist Terrorism – FP, 16.09
Twenty years after 9/11, U.S. policy in the Middle East is still based on a fundamental mistake. By Steven A. Cook, a columnist at Foreign Policy and the Eni Enrico Mattei senior fellow for Middle East and Africa studies at the Council on Foreign Relations

Biden Can Bounce Back From Afghanistan—by Vaccinating the World – FP, 10.09
My former boss has a rare opportunity to prove his critics wrong. By Jonah Blank, the former Policy Director for South and Southeast Asia on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

20 Years After 9/11, U.S. Global Authority Is Weaker Than Ever – FP, 8.09
A crisis within Islam spawned al Qaeda. It also put an end to a U.S.-led unipolar world. By Alia Brahimi, a nonresident senior fellow within the Middle East Programs at the Atlantic Council

The Meaning of Biden’s ‘America First’ Doctrine – FP, 8.09
The U.S. president cares about the well-being of the world. But he cares about Americans’ well-being more. By James Traub, a columnist at Foreign Policy and nonresident fellow at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation

America Isn’t Exceptional Anymore – FP, 1.09
The United States can no longer claim to be the leader of the free world if it abandons strategic allies and vulnerable civilians. By Mina Al-Oraibi, a columnist at Foreign Policy and the editor in chief of the National

‘The Question Not Being Discussed Is Whether the War Is Just or Necessary’ – FP, 24.09
In a new book, a Yale historian argues that Washington is setting a dangerous international precedent for permanent war. By Michael Hirsh, a senior correspondent at Foreign Policy

The Strategic Logic of a Forever War – FP, 8.09
The United States should have ignored sunk costs in Afghanistan and maintained a light military footprint. By Leo Blanken, an associate professor at the Naval Postgraduate School, and Stephen Rodriguez, the managing partner at One Defense and a senior advisor at the Atlantic Council

Secy. of State Blinken Holds Briefing on Afghanistan Withdrawal – NBC, 31.08

Biden Deserves Credit, Not Blame, for Afghanistan – The Atlantic, 30.08
Americans should feel proud of what the U.S. government and military have accomplished in these past two weeks.By David Rothkopf

The Real Reason U.S. Allies Are Upset About Afghanistan – FP, 27.08
The anger is real—but anguished humanitarianism is just part of it. By Stephen M. Walt, a columnist at Foreign Policy and the Robert and Renée Belfer professor of international relations at Harvard University

Afghanistan Hasn’t Damaged U.S. Credibility – FP, 21.08
The withdrawal has been tragic—but it hasn’t been a strategic disaster. By Stephen M. Walt, a columnist at Foreign Policy and the Robert and Renée Belfer professor of international relations at Harvard University

After the Debacle: Six Concrete Steps to Restore U.S. Credibility – FP, 18.08
Each has bipartisan support and could be taken in short order. By Robert C. O’Brien, a former U.S. national security advisor, and John Ratcliffe, a former U.S. director of national intelligence

The United States Keeps Doing What It Can’t – FP, 20.08
The main lesson from the failed intervention in Afghanistan is about the dangers of self-delusion. Will anyone learn it? By James Traub

Don’t Blame the Afghans – FP, 24.08
If the United States fails to understand its mistakes, it will continue to repeat them. By Kishore Mahbubani, a distinguished fellow at the National University of Singapore’s Asia Research Institute

Biden Might Stop a Sanctions Revolution – FP, 24.08.21
As the U.S. government reviews its use of sanctions, it has a chance to double down on the ones that are actually effective. By Paul Massaro, the policy advisor for counter-kleptocracy at the Helsinki Commission, and Casey Michel, an investigative reporter based in New York

Why Biden Needs to Confront Corruption – FP, 22.12.20
If the U.S. president-elect is serious about restoring the rule of law and democracy, he needs to first tackle the global menace of graft. By Alexandra Wrage, Michelle D. Gavin

The State Department’s Visa-Issuing Authority Is in Crisis – FP, 13.08
How “the worst consular system in the world” was turned around—and why it needs to happen again. By Christopher Richardson, an immigration lawyer and former U.S. diplomat

To Win Friends and Influence People, America Should Learn From the CCP – FP, 22.07
Beijing’s development projects are flashy, fast, and relevant. Why aren’t Washington’s? By Jim Richardson, a former director of the Office of Foreign Assistance at the U.S. State Department

Biden’s Dangerous Doctrine – FP, 21.07
The administration’s core foreign policy is all about confronting China—and far riskier than Washington seems to realize. By Jonathan Tepperman, a former editor in chief of Foreign Policy

Wess Mitchell: „Am putea avea de-a face cu o schimbare în plină desfășurare în politica SUA, cu potențiale implicații serioase pentru Ucraina și statele estice ale NATO, precum Polonia și România”Alexandru Gugoașă, pressone, 13.07

Could the United States Still Lead the World if It Wanted to? – FP, 15.07
The answer is yes—but more depressing than you think. By Stephen M. Walt, a columnist at Foreign Policy and the Robert and Renée Belfer professor of international relations at Harvard University

America, Indicted – FP, 3.07
Yes, the United States is deeply divided and probably undeserving of global leadership, as two new books argue. But who else is there? By Michael Hirsh

The Intellectual Foundations of the Biden Revolution – FP, 2.07
Why is there no Rooseveltian school of foreign policy? American past and future greatness is unthinkable without it. By Daniel Deudney, G. John Ikenberry

Study Finds Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Diplomats Eyeing the Exit Door – FP, 2.07
Systemic management and morale issues plague the State Department, even after Trump era. By Amy Mackinnon, a national security and intelligence reporter at Foreign Policy, and Robbie Gramer, a diplomacy and national security reporter at Foreign Policy

Biden Needs an International Organizations Strategy – FP, 29.06
A U.S. State Department czar should lead a campaign to stop China and Russia from gaining control of multilateral agencies. By Richard Goldberg

America is back — and wants everyone to focus on China – FT, 18.06
Joe Biden spent the last week reassuring European leaders even as he made clear his ‘real business’ was in the Indo-Pacific. by Edward Luce

Biden’s foreign policy: Reverse the Trump agenda but hit one similar note – Politico, 7.06
On his first international foray as president, the president aims to make a domestic case for America abroad.

Can the United States Rival China in Latin America? – FP, 30.09
The newly-announced Build Back Better World initiative weighs its prospects in the region. By Catherine Osborn

Biden Should Pursue an Environmental Treaty for the Western Hemisphere – FP, 2.06
Latin American leaders have already made strides toward environmental protection. To achieve his own climate goals, Biden should cooperate with them. By Benjamin N. Gedan, deputy director of the Wilson Center’s Latin American program

Biden’s Democracy Agenda Faces First Big Test in Gaza – FP, 19.04
To break the cycle of violence, the United States could try to make both Israel and Palestine more responsive democracies. By Elise Labott, an adjunct professor at American University’s School of International Service and a columnist at Foreign Policy.

Can Biden Pivot to Asia While Israel and Gaza Burn? – FP, 14.05
Violence between Israelis and Palestinians is dragging the United States back into a conflict it hoped to avoid as it refocuses attention away from the Middle East. By Emma Ashford, a senior fellow in the New American Engagement Initiative at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, and Matthew Kroenig, deputy director of the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council.

Ending the Forever Wars Was Never Up to Us – FP, 27.08
Leaving Afghanistan will not stop terrorism or leave the threats the United States faces behind. By Adam Kinzinger, a U.S. representative from Illinois and a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Congress Aims to Nix the Forever War – FP, 15.07
It’s still unclear if the Senate bill can garner enough Republican votes to pass. By Robbie Gramer

Biden Looks to the Future in First Defense Budget – FP, 28.05
But Biden’s planned cuts to current generation U.S. jets and ships and his makeover of the nuclear arsenal is likely to meet criticism in Congress. By Jack Detsch

Biden’s National Security Strategy Is Starry-Eyed About U.S. Allies – FP, 14.05
Managing rifts in alliances should be built into strategic planning. By Cornell Overfield, an associate research assistant at CNA.

Unified Threats Need Decentralized Deterrence – FP, 11.05
The United States can’t afford to contain its allies anymore. By Jacob Helberg

What Comes After the Forever Wars – FP, 28.04
An era of U.S. grand strategy is now ending. Here’s what should come next. By Stephen M. Walt

Biden Is Going Protectionist. Republicans Are Going Off the Deep End. – FP, 1.06
Even after Trump has left office, ultranationalist views are still dominating his party. By James Traub, a nonresident fellow at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation and a columnist at Foreign Policy

Biden’s Goldilocks Foreign Policy – FP, 30.04
“America is back” wrestles with the lingering imprint of “America First.” By Elise Labott, an adjunct professor at American University’s School of International Service and a columnist at Foreign Policy.

Don’t Just Make Foreign Policy for Working Americans. Engage Them in It – FP, 20.04
The Biden administration’s new mantra falls one step short. By Daniel Baer

Why U.S. Cities and States Should Play a Bigger Role in Foreign Policy – FP, 19.04
Part of making foreign policy work better for Americans is empowering local leaders. By Nina Hachigian

The U.S. Military Needs Citizen-Soldiers, Not Warriors – FP, 19.04
The recent obsession with the term is misguided and harmful. By Bret Devereaux

Biden Just Made a Historic Break With the Logic of Forever War – FP, 16.04
But will he really end the United States’ other open-ended conflicts? By Stephen Wertheim

What to Do With U.S. Forces in the Persian Gulf – FP, 16.04
As the United States leaves Afghanistan, the question of troops in the Middle East to support the Afghan mission looms large. By Steven Simon, Richard Sokolsky

Biden’s War at Home Over Afghanistan Is Just Beginning – FP, 16.04
After making the right call on withdrawal, the U.S. president better get ready for second-guessing. By Stephen M. Walt

Biden to Complete Full Afghanistan Withdrawal by Sept. 11 – FP, 13.04
The move will finally end the United States’ longest war. By Robbie Gramer, Jack Detsch

Biden Faces His First Disasters in Yemen and Afghanistan – FP, 13.04
Unless it changes tack, the administration is about to make bad situations even worse. By John Hannah

How Biden Will—and Won’t—Battle the Pentagon – FP, 12.04
What the new president really thinks about the military—and what the military really thinks about him. By Mark Perry

The United States Must Pay the United Nations What It Owes – FP, 30.03
There are few better ways for the country to reclaim its credibility and moral authority. By Madeleine K. Albright, John D. Negroponte, Thomas R. Pickering

Biden Revives the Truman Doctrine – FP, 29.03
His call to wage a global war for freedom echoes the dawn of the Cold War. By David Adesnik

Great Power Competition Is Not Enough – FP, 22.03
The United States needs to show it can make a cleaner world than China’s. By Ben Judah, Trevor Sutton

Will Biden’s Approach to China and Russia Work? – FP, 19.03
The new administration’s interim national security guidance gets many things right—but it has its shortcomings. By Emma Ashford, Matthew Kroenig

Democrats Push Biden to Ramp Up Spending on Diplomacy and Aid – FP, 16.03
A $12 billion funding boost aims to reverse some of the Trump damage. By Robbie Gramer

Biden Team Engaged in ‘Rigorous’ Debate Over Ending Forever War – FP, 12.03
With the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaching, the president wants to declare success. But military and CIA careerists are said to be resisting. By Michael Hirsh

How Biden Benefits From Limiting His Own War Powers – FP, 11.03
Reforming the Authorization for Use of Military Force isn’t as altruistic as it seems. By Stephen M. Walt

Confidence, Humility, and the United States’ New Direction in the World – FP, 4.03
A transcript of Antony Blinken’s remarks on U.S. foreign policy.

Biden’s Plan to Lead From Alongside – FP, 26.02
The new U.S. president believes in the legitimacy of American power. Does the rest of the world? By James Traub

Biden Can’t Claim ‘Moral Leadership’ While Sanctioning the ICC – FP, 3.03
Washington’s aversion to the court’s recent decision on Palestine is emblematic of a fundamental disconnect in U.S. foreign policy. By Sari Bashi

Can Biden Fix the U.N. Human Rights Council? – FP, 24.02
The administration insists it can succeed where two U.S. presidents already tried and failed. By Richard Goldberg

Noua prioritate a Americii: nation building at home – RFI, 25.02

Biden Was Right: America Is Back – FP, 23.02
The country’s reputation won’t be fixed anytime soon, but the fact that it’s trying is a sign of exceptionalism—and a return to the United States’ finest tradition. By Jonathan Tepperman

Should Biden Ditch All of Trump’s Policies? – FP, 19.02
From Afghanistan to China, the new administration seems likely to hold on to some ideas from the previous one. By Emma Ashford, Matthew Kroenig

Biden Should End U.S. Hypocrisy on Israeli Nukes – FP, 19.02
For decades, U.S. presidents have pledged not to talk about Israel’s nuclear arsenal despite pushing for nonproliferation in the region. It’s time for Washington to end the double standard. By Victor Gilinsky, Henry Sokolski

Biden’s Foreign-Policy Values Aren’t ‘Normal’ – FP, 11.02
The new president wants his strategy to seem reassuring. It’s anything but. By Steven A. Cook

Trump’s Worst 2 Military Mistakes for Biden to Fix – FP, 10.02
Some policies may be worth keeping, but Trump’s handling of allies and withdrawals from conflict zones are not among them. By Bradley Bowman

Biden Puts a Kinder, Gentler Spin on ‘America First’ – FP, 5.02
To lead abroad, Joe Biden argued in his first foreign-policy speech as president, America must heal itself. By Elise Labott

Diplomatie américaine : Joe Biden fixe les grands axes de sa politique étrangère – 5.02

  • Le président américain #JoeBiden​ a promis jeudi une nouvelle ère après la politique étrangère brouillonne de son prédécesseur #DonaldTrump​, déclarant lors de son premier discours de politique étrangère que les #EtatsUnis​ étaient de retour sur la scène internationale.

3 Takeaways from Biden’s Foreign Policy Speech – 5.02

  • Biden outlined his immediate foreign policy agenda in a speech at the State Department. In addition to announcing the end of U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, Biden spoke on the values that would guide his new administration’s foreign policy.

David Ignatius and Amy Walter on American unity and foreign policy in the Biden era – 5.02

  • Two of America’s most influential and respected commentators, David Ignatius of The Washington Post and Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report, joined Lowy Institute Executive Director Dr Michael Fullilove for this conversation on the Biden administration, American unity and recovery after the Trump administration and Covid-19, and the early indications of President Biden’s international policies.

Understanding Biden’s First Foreign-Policy Speech – FP, 5.02
A line-by-line analysis of the president’s remarks at the State Department. By Amy Mackinnon, Robbie Gramer, Jack Detsch

President Biden speaks at the State Department – 4.02

  • U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the State Department on the day he meets with Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

‘America Is Back,’ Biden Says – FP, 4.02
The new president returns to traditional foreign policy—with a big dash of populism. By Michael Hirsh

Foreign-Policy Pragmatism Is Back. So Are Its Flaws.
A new book by a Biden administration official puts a spotlight on the wisdom—and limits—of diplomatic competence. By Jeremi Suri

Reviving the Nuclear Deal Gives the U.S. More Leverage Over Iran – FP, 15.02
Maintaining maximum pressure to inflict more pain won’t bring Tehran back to the negotiating table or halt Iran’s nuclear ambitions. By Mahsa Rouhi

Biden Taps Obama Administration Diplomat as New Iran Envoy – FP, 29.01
Robert Malley, who has faced sharp criticisms from Republican lawmakers, will be tasked with trying to get Iran back to the negotiating table on its nuclear program. By Robbie Gramer, Jack Detsch

What a New Iran Nuclear Deal Really Requires – FP, 27.01
To get Washington’s Gulf partners on board, Biden needs an actual strategy for protecting them and ways to make them contribute to it. By Bilal Y. Saab

Biden’s Biggest Foreign-Policy Headaches – FP, 28.01
The U.S.-Saudi relationship and increased Chinese pressure on Taiwan are just two of the and other vexing problems for the new president. By Jack Detsch, Robbie Gramer

Biden Must Rethink the American Way of War
Fighting drags on because it places too little burden on the public and politicians. That has to change. By Rajan Menon

What Do the Confirmation Hearings Tell Us About Biden’s Foreign Policy? – FP, 22.01
With Avril Haines and Lloyd Austin confirmed, key officials are starting to offer hints of what’s in store. By Emma Ashford, Matthew Kroenig

From Foreign Policy Magazine to Biden’s Foreign Policy – FP, 22.01
FP’s preemptive preview of the coming administration. By Cameron Abadi, Allison Meakem

A Face Lift Can’t Fix the State Department – FP, 21.01
The Biden administration plans a quick reform of American diplomacy—but fixing the rot requires going much bigger. By Stephen M. Walt

Changing of the Guard – FP, 21.01
Biden’s cabinet nominees have made a lot of promises in their Senate confirmation hearings. Whether they keep them will define the president’s foreign-policy legacy. By Robbie Gramer, Jack Detsch

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Transition 2021 – CFR
President-Elect Joe Biden will enter the White House after four years of upheaval for U.S. foreign policy. CFR offers a full suite of resources to help navigate the transition.

President-Elect Biden on Foreign Policy – CFR
President-Elect Joe Biden will face a suite of challenges on the global stage, from nuclear tensions with North Korea to coordinating a response to the ongoing pandemic.

Transition 2021 Series: The First 100 Days and Beyond – CFR, 7.01

  • Richard Haass and David Rubenstein discuss the most pressing foreign policy challenges to greet the Biden administration, including U.S.-China relations, cybersecurity, climate change, nuclear proliferation, and the pandemic, in the first event in CFR’s Transition 2021 series.

US Foreign Policy Priorities – Chatham House

Biden Taps Billionaire Campaign Donors for Ambassador Posts – FP, 20.12.21
Progressive Democrats lambasted Trump over the practice. By Robbie Gramer, a diplomacy and national security reporter at Foreign Policy

It Takes More Than a Diverse Cabinet to Advance a Feminist Foreign Policy – FP, 20.01
The Biden administration must move beyond superficial inclusion and actively promote gender equality globally while seeking to reverse the harm done in the name of forever wars. By Toni Haastrup, Paul Kirby

More Black Ambassadors Would Highlight America’s Greatest Strengths – FP, 19.01
An open position in China is an opportunity to show U.S. diversity. By Bryce C. Barros

What’s Next after the US Inauguration? Trends and Predictions in American Foreign Policy – CH, 20.01

  • From climate change to trade wars, the coronavirus to civil unrest, the US faces outsized and evolving global threats. Will 2021 signal a new shift in policies for the US? What guiding principles will orient America’s role in the world? What issues are likely to be at the top of the agenda for the president and for Congress, and how will the decisions they make affect the UK and other countries?

Trade Can Drive a Revived U.S. Strategy in Asia – FP, 20.01
After years of neglect under Trump, the region needs fresh attention from Biden. By Alexander Feldman

Etats-Unis – Iran : Hassan Rohani prie Joe Biden de revenir à l’accord de 2015 sur le nucléaire – 20.01

The Biden Inheritance: Domestic and Foreign Policy in 2021 – Carnegie Connects, 19.01

  • On January 20 Joseph R. Biden will become the 46th President of United States, inheriting a set of domestic challenges more acute than any President since Franklin D. Roosevelt. Abroad, the new president will confront a formidable international environment marked by global challenges and powers large and small willing and able to test U.S interests and influence. In the face of a surging pandemic, a fundamentally divided polity, and a battered image abroad, what is a realistic agenda for 2021? And how will a new Administration prioritize the challenges it faces?

Biden Can Reinvent American Power for a Post-Trump World – FP, 19.01
The U.S. president-elect promises a humble foreign policy. That can start by coming to terms with America’s diminished capacity to lead the world after Trump. By Elise Labott

How Biden can be a global leader – The Economist, 19.01

  • Joe Biden’s greatest challenge will be to repair America’s reputation—currently the lowest it’s been for two decades. How can the new president re-boot America’s global leadership?

The Biden Administration’s Energy and Foreign Policy Agenda In Asia – 19.01

Inside Joe Biden’s Foreign-Policy Worldview – FP, 15.01
The next U.S. president isn’t an intellectual—and that’s a good thing. By Heather Hurlburt

A Conservative Foreign Policy for the Future – FP, 15.01
Continuity, not revolution, should guide the United States. By Danielle Pletka

Grave New World – FP, 15.01
Why Biden’s job will be so much harder than his predecessors’. By Graham Allison

The Return of Containment – FP, 15.01
What the Cold War policy means for our current moment. By Deborah Welch Larson

A New Pivot to Asia – FP, 15.01
The fuzzy goodwill between Biden and America’s Asian allies will soon be tested by China’s growing power. By C. Raja Mohan

How to Restore U.S. Credibility in Africa – FP, 15.01
By standing up for democracy and free trade, the United States can outflank China and Russia, its authoritarian rivals on the continent. By Landry Signé

A Book Talk on America in the World – 13.01

Trump Team Makes Last-Minute Moves to Box In Biden on Foreign Policy – FP, 11.02
On Taiwan, Yemen, and Cuba, the Trump administration is laying political land mines for Biden on its way out the door. By Robbie Gramer, Jack Detsch

‘We’re in a Worse Place Today Than We Were Before He Came In’ – FP, 11.01
Former U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on the mess Donald Trump is leaving behind. By Kelly Bjorklund

U.S. Diplomats Draft Dissent Cable Following Storming of Capitol by Pro-Trump Mob – FP, 8.01
State Department officials expressed anger at the department’s gag order on messaging as violence wracked Washington, saying the incident has caused untold damage to U.S. efforts to promote democratic values abroad. By Robbie Gramer, Colum Lynch

The Enduring Damage of This Insurrection to U.S. Diplomacy – FP, 8.01
Adversaries are already leveraging Wednesday’s indelible images of chaos for propaganda purposes. By Jude Blanchette, Michael J. Green

Will the World Take the United States Seriously After the Capitol Invasion? – FP, 7.01
After a pro-Trump mob stormed Congress, Americans might have a harder time accomplishing their diplomatic goals from Europe to China. By Emma Ashford, Matthew Kroenig

The United States Can’t Stay a Great Power Without Beating Threats at Home – FP, 7.01
Before taking on challengers like China, Washington must put its own house in order.

What Georgia’s Senate Results Mean for Biden’s Foreign Policy – FP, 6.01
As Congress hangs in the balance, Obama’s national security advisor explains how a president can deal with a less than cooperative legislature. By Jonathan Tepperman

Trump’s Foreign Policy Moments – CFR
Donald J. Trump’s presidency has marked a profound departure from U.S. leadership in areas such as trade and diplomacy, as well as an across-the-board toughening of immigration policies.

Trump’s Final Foreign-Policy Report Card – FP, 5.01
A look back at four years of big ambitions, a handful of successes—and many more failures. By Stephen M. Walt


The Biggest National Security Stories of the Year – FP, 29.12
From a showdown with Iran to Trump’s loyalty tests, some of 2020’s major stories will have ripple effects for the Biden administration. By Arnab Acharya, Sanjay G. Reddy

Cities Are Transforming U.S. Foreign Policy – FA, 29.12
Biden Would Do Well to Work with Them. By Eric Garcetti and Nina Hachigian

Biden warns U.S. security agencies “incurred enormous damage” during Trump administration – 28.12

  • President-elect Joe Biden painted a grim landscape of the state of the nation’s national security and foreign policy agencies, warning that in the four years that President Trump has been in office, those departments “incurred enormous damage” and have been “hollowed out in personnel, capacity and in morale.

Renewing American leadership: Shaping the future of US foreign policy – Day 1 (Part 1) – Atlantic Council, 15.12

  • As the United States prepares to transition to a new presidential administration, leaders and experts seek to shape the thinking on how to renew US leadership in the world.

Renewing American leadership: Shaping the future of US foreign policy – Day 1 (Part 2) – 15.12

Renewing American leadership: Shaping the future of US foreign policy – Day 2 – 16.12

La politique étrangère de l’administration Biden – IFRI, 15.12

  • Comment la politique étrangère de Joe Biden va-t-elle se dessiner vis-à-vis du Moyen Orient, de la Chine et de l’Europe?

Iraq’s Economic Collapse Could Be Biden’s First Foreign-Policy Headache – FP, 14.12
If the Iraqi government fails to pay state workers’ salaries in January, it could lead to widespread instability and violence. The United States and the international community must shore up Baghdad’s finances before it’s too late.By Farhad Alaaldin, Kenneth M. Pollack

Report Sheds Light on How Biden’s Future NSC Chief Wants to Reshape U.S. Foreign Policy – FP, 8.12
Jake Sullivan spent several years working on a less ambitious approach to U.S. global interests that could disappoint both internationalists and progressives. By Edward Alden

Why Liberal Internationalism Is Still Indispensable—and Fixable – FP, 5.12
G. John Ikenberry’s new book traces what went wrong. And Biden is listening. By Michael Hirsh

Empathy in the US Elections, and China–EU Relations – CH, 3.12
Was empathy key to Joe Biden’s victory? And how have COVID-19 and President Trump’s trade wars affected economic relations between China and the European Union?

Biden Faces Troubled Eastern Mediterranean Waters – FP, 2.12
Greeks and Greek Cypriots are hoping for stronger U.S. support in their disputes with Turkey. But that may not be the president-elect’s greatest priority. By Jonathan Gorvett

Reckless killing in Iran endangers Biden’s nuclear plan – FT, 2.12

It’s Time for an Africa Policy Upgrade – FP, 1.12
Washington has sidelined Africa for too long. The Biden administration should take a new approach. By Aubrey Hruby

South Korea Matters More to the United States Than North Korea’s Nukes – FP, 1.12
The Biden administration should prioritize one of America’s most important allies.By S. Nathan Park

Why America Must Lead Again – Joseph Biden, FA, 03.20

What Joe Biden Wants – FP, 15.10
An inside preview of the foreign-policy vision, and instincts, of the potential 46th president of the United States.

Say No, Joe – FP, 25.11
On U.S. foreign policy, there’s no going back to the status quo.

How Will Biden’s Team Handle China? – 25.11
Deprioritizing Beijing on the foreign-policy agenda would be a dangerous mistake for the incoming U.S. administration. By James Palmer

Iran, Israël, Chine, Russie… Les dossiers brûlants qui attendent la diplomatie américaine – France24, 26.11

Le monde selon Biden – 23.11

National Security: A Conversation With General H.R. McMaster – 2.12

  • Across multiple administrations since the end of the Cold War, American foreign policy has been misconceived, inconsistent, and poorly implemented. As a result, America and the free world have fallen behind their rivals in power and influence. Meanwhile, threats to security, freedom, and prosperity, including nuclear proliferation and jihadist terrorism, have grown. In Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World, H.R. McMaster lays out a comprehensive indictment of a quarter century of flawed policies and strategies, told from his perspective as a soldier, commander, scholar, and national security advisor.
  • A central theme of the book is what he calls “Strategic Narcissism” — a mind-set that all too often leads presidents and their advisors to craft policies based on wishful thinking and to define problems as one may like them to be rather than to understand them on their own terms. Overcoming Strategic Narcissism, McMaster argues, is critical to defending America and the free world from grave and developing threats.

Carnegie Connects: Ending the United States’ Forever Wars – 2.12

  • As the outgoing Trump and incoming Biden administrations grapple with the challenge of withdrawal, what are U.S. vital interests in Iraq and Afghanistan and what kind of military presence is necessary to safeguard U.S. interests? Is there an acceptable path forward for the United States? And what overall political and economic strategy should the United States employ to bring greater stability to these regions?
  • General David Petraeus, Andrew Bacevich, and Frances Brown sit down with Aaron David Miller to explore these and other issues.

Can Biden End America’s Forever Wars? – FP, 20.11
Delivering on his promise will prove extremely difficult—but so may the consequences of not doing so. By Jonathan Tepperman

A National Security Reckoning – FA, 11.20
How Washington Should Think About Power. By Hillary Clinton

An Open World: Charting a New Grand Strategy to Meet 21st Century Challenges – New America, 19.11

FT: Planul defectuos al lui Biden pentru conducere globală – 18.11

  • John Ikenberry, universitarul de la Princeton care a inventat termenul de „ordine internațională liberală”, scrie într-o nouă carte că ideea internaționalismului liberal trebuie să fie separată de hegemonia americană. El argumentează că, din punctul de vedere al SUA, „într-o eră a declinului puterii americane, valoarea cooperării cu alte democrații liberale ar trebui să crească”.

Five Key Learnings for the Biden Administration – CH, 16.11
Examining the post-election landscape of the US and analysing how the president-elect should tackle major policy on immigration, trade, and the Middle East.

Le monde selon Biden : tout change, rien ne change? Dessous des cartes, 11.11

Biden’s foreign-policy priorities in Russia, Eurasia and Latin America – IISS, 11.11

Biden’s foreign-policy priorities: Part One – IISS, 10.11

America and the world: Foreign policy challenges for Biden-Harris – 10.11

The U.S. 2020 Elections and U.S. Foreign Policy post-2020 – GMF, 9.11

Repairing the World – Richard Haas, FA, 9.11
The Imperative—and Limits—of a Post-Trump Foreign Policy

Election 2020: Implications for US foreign policy – Brookings, 9.11

A Preview of Biden’s Foreign Policy – James Stavridis, 8.11
The biggest differences between the new president and the old one? Experience, civility and appreciation of allies.

Joe Biden Won’t Fix America’s Relationships – The Atlantic, 8.11
Serious questions about America’s role in the world will not go away just because Donald Trump was defeated.

Biden elected president, heralding shift for Asia after Trump – Nikkei Asian Review, 8.11
Democrat vows to make US ‘respected’ again; experts foresee ‘hard line’ on China

The Election Is Over. The Ideological Fight Is About to Start – FP, 7.11
A preview of the foreign-policy battle that’s looming over Joe Biden’s presidency. By Stephen M. Walt

Foreign Policy In A Biden Presidency – NPR, 7.11

Americans Want to Engage the World – FA, 3.11
The Beltway and the Public Are Closer Than You Think. By Jonathan Monten, Joshua Busby, Joshua D. Kertzer, Dina Smeltz, and Jordan Tama

Don’t Expect a Biden Win to Boost U.S. Favorability – FP, 6.11
Obama won hearts all over the world, but people have been burned twice now. By James Palmer

How a “President Biden” could reshape US foreign policy – GZero, 26.10

Election 2020 U.S. Foreign Policy Forum – CFR, 26.10

  • In CFR’s final forum of the Election 2020 series, Secretary Albright and Dr. Haass discuss the foreign policy challenges awaiting the winner of the 2020 presidential election.

President-Elect Biden on Foreign Policy – CFR
President-Elect Joe Biden will face a suite of challenges on the global stage, from nuclear tensions with North Korea to coordinating a response to the ongoing pandemic.

Former WTO chief Pascal Lamy on Joe Biden’s victory: ‘A big moment of relief’ – 9.11

Free Trade Is Over – FP, 5.11
Under a potential Biden administration, protectionism may be more targeted and subtle—but it isn’t going anywhere. By Edoardo Campanella

China and Europe Won’t Get Any Relief on Trade From Biden – FP, 6.11
Washington will not return as the champion of the global trading system. But it may stop being its biggest foe. By Edward Alden

America Under Biden Won’t Go Soft on China – FP, 6.11
Beijing may appreciate a less erratic U.S. administration. But it shouldn’t expect Biden to be more pliable. By Daniel Baer

Biden pledges to restore US global cooperation and leadership — but can he? – DW, 9.11

What a Biden Win Would Mean for the Future of Multilateralism – CFR, 2.11

Note to U.S. Allies: America Will Remain Divided and Frustrating – FP, 4.11
Biden’s ambitious domestic and international agenda will be stymied by a Senate the Democrats failed to win. By Daniel B. Baer

Poll: How Biden and Trump Differ on Foreign Policy – FP, 22.10
A survey of academics underscores sharp divergences on key issues but expects bipartisan alignment next year on China, cybersecurity, and counterterrorism. By Irene Entringer Garcia Blanes, Alexandra Murphy, Susan Peterson, Ryan Powers, Michael J. Tierney

The Realist Case for the Non-Realist Biden – FP, 21.10
Trump’s foreign-policy instincts might be more sound—but he has forfeited the chance to lead. By Stephen M. Walt

The Democratic Renewal – Ben Rhodes, FA, 09.20
What It Will Take to Fix U.S. Foreign Policy

US 2020 Visionary Survey – Chatham House, 12.19

  • The US and Americas Programme at Chatham House and foreign policy experts from across the United States and Europe share their views on United States foreign policy in 2020:
  • As we look ahead to the next decade, what is a pivotal US foreign policy issue you will be watching? How do you imagine this issue could be addressed?


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