Biden walks a trans-Atlantic tightrope, balancing domestic, foreign concerns

Feb 19, 2021
The president wants to reengage with the world, but it won't be able to immediately reverse Trump administration policies.
In his virtual appearance at the Munich Security Conference, President Joe Biden emphasized the United States' commitment to NATO.
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Does "America first" mean "America alone"?

Jun 8, 2018
This week could turn out to be a hinge-point in U.S. and global economies.
From left, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, U.S. President Donald Trump, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and British Prime Minister Theresa May pose for a photo at the ancient Greek Theatre of Taormina at the 2017 G-7 summit in Sicily.
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‘America first’ trade policies don’t play so well in Europe

May 31, 2017
Protectionist trade policies could make U.S. trade deals harder to come by.
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