The foreign policy team Biden appoints matters less than the world they inherit, policies they pursue, and the pressure they get from progressives.
The only way to stop this crisis from spiraling out of control is for the world community — and Joe Biden — to condemn the act.
A book of interviews with progressives from all over the world challenges received notions, tackles complex questions, and explains what solidarity really means.
Biden can immediately reverse some of Trump’s most disastrous decisions. And each one can set the stage for broader progressive foreign policy initiatives.
My participation in a session on climate and energy policy hosted by the Saudi government would have “greenwashed” the summit.
Biden may tone down Trump’s trade war and bring back some limited human rights advocacy, but there may be more continuity than either administration admits.
How else would you describe Americans who deny a pandemic that’s killed 250,000 people and the election that repudiated Trump?
Even a lame-duck Congress must remember their actions have global consequences too.
No one expects Biden to tap dedicated anti-imperialists for his foreign policy team, but several Obama-era diplomats would be a welcome alternative to “the blob.”
There’s no returning to normal after Donald Trump.