“America’s Back.” On February 17, with those two words, the new US president repudiated the go-it-alone policies of his predecessor that had led to bitter disagreements, escalating trade wars, and rejection of the alliances that have benefited America and its allies since the end of the Second World War
But a slogan is not a policy. Let’s look at what’s back and what isn’t.
Acknowledging the strains and shit storms have characterized America’s
relationships with Europe over the last four years, President Biden assured European leaders that “The US is…