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Is There a Biden Doctrine?

A surprising set of grades for the 46th U.S. president’s foreign policy.

By , the editor in chief of Foreign Policy.
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To mark the halfway point in U.S. President Joe Biden’s first term in office, Foreign Policy asked 20 experts to grade his administration’s performance on relationships with Russia and China, as well as on issues such as defense, democracy, and immigration. The assessments ranged all the way from A- to a failing grade. But more broadly, is there a way to define his administration’s agenda? Is there a Biden doctrine?

Ravi Agrawal is the editor in chief of Foreign Policy. Twitter: @RaviReports

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