Biden’s Plan to Lead From Alongside

In his latest column for Foreign Policy, CIC senior fellow James Traub writes about the legitimacy of American power and foreign policy, and how U.S. President Joe Biden will face the issue.

"The language of leadership—of “the indispensable nation”—comes more naturally to Biden, a product of the 1950s, than it did to Barack Obama, the first U.S. president to have seen the operation of American power from the vantage point of a developing nation. Obama never actually used the expression “lead from behind,” but the phrase stuck to him in part because one could have imagined him doing so."

Read the full article at Foreign Policy here.

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Feb 26, 2021
United States