Joe Biden

U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehend a group of migrants near downtown El Paso, Texas, on March 15.

On Immigration, ‘Building Back Better’ Isn’t Enough

Rather than taking Obama-era policies as a baseline, Biden needs to start from scratch.

Christine Schraner Burgener arrives at Sittwe Airport in Myanmar’s Rakhine State.

The End of Quiet Diplomacy in Myanmar

The U.N. dials up the pressure campaign against Myanmar’s putschists.

Pilot at LaGuardia Airport in New York

Biden Needs to End His Staff Travel Ban Now

Only three top State Department officials have been allowed to travel abroad. That’s no way to preserve U.S. interests.

Funeral of an Armenian soldier in Yerevan.

Biden Can Help Armenia and Azerbaijan Make Peace. Here’s How.

Four steps Washington can take to facilitate a lasting end to the conflict.

Truman gives foreign policy address during Cold War.

Biden Revives the Truman Doctrine

His call to wage a global war for freedom echoes the dawn of the Cold War.

U.S. President Joe Biden and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken attend a virtual meeting with allies.

Biden Looks to Contain China—but Where’s the Asian NATO?

The United States needs a game plan for a continent that’s home to two-thirds of the world’s population and its biggest rival.

Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield speaks about the pending nominations of key foreign-policy and national security officials.

Biden Takes Small Steps Toward Feminist Foreign Policy

Biden’s push for gender equality is a huge change from Trump, but experts stop short of calling it a feminist foreign policy.

Then-U.S. Vice President Joe Biden attends a meeting with then-Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping at Beijing Hotel in Beijing, on Aug. 19, 2011.

Trump Got China All Wrong. Now Biden Is Too.

Confrontation may be popular at home, but it won’t make the United States more prosperous or secure.

U.S. Sen. Chris Coons speaks during a meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Feb. 22.

The United States Returns to Africa

After Trump’s insults and detachment, the Biden administration is crafting a new, more engaged approach to the continent.

Migrants walk along the U.S.-Mexico border wall in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, on March 17.

Biden’s Border Strategies Won’t Work

The president’s approach to the migrant crisis increasingly looks like the EU’s failed policies.

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador gestures during his daily morning briefing in Mexico City on June 10, 2020.

Latin America’s Two Biggest Populists Are Preparing for a Showdown With Biden

Dealing with Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro and Mexico’s Andrés Manuel López Obrador could be the biggest thing the U.S. president does this year.

A car fire burns at the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

The Libya Allergy

The 2011 Libyan intervention pitched the region into a decade of chaos and undermined U.S. confidence in the wisdom of using military force to save lives.

As vice president, Joe Biden visits an Afghan National Army (ANA) training center in Kabul on Jan. 11, 2011.

Biden’s Options in Afghanistan

The United States and Pakistan must work together to secure the country’s future.

Steam rises from German coal-fired power plant.

The Time for a Green Industrial Policy Is Now

The Biden administration can restore U.S. leadership by building the clean energy economy.

Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning arrives in Hong Kong.

Friday’s Quad Summit Will Show if It’s Just a Talking Shop

The fledgling Indo-Pacific alliance needs a mission—and its only meaningful one is maritime security.

Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne, and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pose for photographs before a Quad Indo-Pacific meeting in Tokyo on Oct. 6, 2020.

Getting the Quad Right Is Biden’s Most Important Job

The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue is the best hope for standing up to China.

A transparent model car is displayed at the Huawei booth during the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition on Sept. 27, 2020.

To Face Off Against China, Copy Its Playbook

Biden should unite allies with a giant “Made in the Free World” project.

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during a call to congratulate the NASA Perseverance team on the successful Mars landing in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, on March 4.

Biden’s Stimulus Is the Dawn of a New Economic Era

The United States’ massive relief package is more than a technocratic policy. It’s a democratic triumph.

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivers remarks about priorities for the Biden administration at the State Department in Washington on March 3.

Confidence, Humility, and the United States’ New Direction in the World

A transcript of Antony Blinken’s remarks on U.S. foreign policy.

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