Joe Biden

Joe Biden arrives for a ceremony near the village of Sojevo, Kosovo on August 17, 2016.

Biden’s Balkans Test Has Arrived

The U.S. president has taken a step toward getting tough on Serbia—but can he see the policy through?

Putin and Modi at the 2016 BRICS summit

Asia’s Stakes in the Biden-Putin Summit

Geopolitical shifts have put a U.S.-Russian detente in the interest of much of Asia.

Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with European Union President Donald Tusk on February 6, 2015 at the EU Headquarters in Brussels.

Biden Is Everything Europe Asked For

On his first trip abroad, the new U.S. president is renewing old friendships—and bringing a winning post-pandemic agenda for the West.

Protest against Russia in Idlib, Syria

The Biden-Putin Summit Can Kick-Start a Deal on Syria

Only Washington has the carrots and sticks to steer the conflict towards resolution.

Filipinos protest against China's incursions into Philippine territorial waters, in Manila on June 21, 2019.

Can Biden Keep the Peace in Southeast Asia?

The region has complex relations with both Beijing and Washington. It does not want a new conflict.

Peace activists wearing masks call for more progress in nuclear disarmament.

Will Biden Blink Over Navalny?

A deadline for sanctions hangs over preparations for Biden’s first meeting with Putin.

Israeli soldiers patrol Israel’s northern border with Lebanon near the Israeli settlement of Shtula on May 19.

Why Biden Can’t End Israel’s War With Hamas

There’s only one long-term solution to the conflict—and neither side is interested.

WHO Director-General Tedros at a press conference

It’s Time for Biden to Ratchet Up the Pressure on the WHO

Washington and its allies have several levers for reforms.

U.S. President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga

Poll: Biden Gets High Marks for Foreign Policy

A survey of academics shows early and overwhelming support for the U.S. president, but he will be tested by China, Russia, and national security issues.

Joe Biden waves alongside Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas prior to their meeting on March 10, 2010 in Ramallah, West Bank.

What Biden Is—and Isn’t—Willing to Do for Palestinians

The new U.S. president wants to help, but he may not be prepared to pay the price.

Firefighters extinguish fire in Acre, Israel.

Can Biden Pivot to Asia While Israel and Gaza Burn?

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.

U.S. President Joe Biden walks through Arlington National Cemetery.

The Military Revolt Against Joe Biden

An open letter by former officers calling the president a “Marxist” dictator is a greater threat to U.S. democracy than the ouster of Liz Cheney.

Rockets are fired from Gaza City, controlled by the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, toward Israel on May 10.

What the Latest Fighting Between Israelis and Palestinians Means for Biden

The U.S. president had hoped to avoid getting entangled in the conflict. Then the shooting started.

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken attends a press conference.

How to Boost the United States’ Most Important Partnership

Biden’s first 100 days show India is a crucial part of the new administration’s foreign policy.

Demonstrators call on the U.S. government to commit to a global coronavirus vaccination plan.

Big Pharma’s Patent Defeat Shows Corporate America Losing Power

The unloved industry could try to fight Biden—or get behind the global drive to vaccinate.

U.S. President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga take part in a joint press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on April 16.

What the United States Wants From Japan in Taiwan

Biden should be clear about potential wartime plans now or else risk being disappointed by delays in Tokyo.

Demonstrators protest sexual assaults on women in Kolkata, India.

Report Back Better

The State Department’s yearly human rights report may be the United States’ best tool for fighting sexual violence. Biden needs to get it right.

Joe Biden waves to supporters before meeting with local labor leaders ahead at the union's state headquarters on Sept. 7, 2020 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

America Is Becoming a Social Democracy

The Biden administration is accomplishing what was once thought historically impossible.

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