America is back and ready to lead – that was the message from President-elect Joe Biden as he prepares to take office in January.His words were a sign that the “America first” policy of incumbent Donald Trump will be set aside for one that is more focused on working with the country’s allies.In his first interview since being confirmed as the next president, he told NBC: “America is back – we’re at the head of the table again.”I’ve spoken with over 20 world leaders and they are pleased and somewhat excited that America is going to reassert its role in the world and be a coalition builder.” Joe Biden opposes guarded border between Ireland and Northern Ireland Mr Biden will take office on 20 January but he will find the world very different to how it was four years ago, when his term as Barack Obama’s vice president ended. Advertisement The US is in the process of leaving the World Health Organisation and has withdrawn from the Paris climate accord and a 2015 nuclear deal it and other world powers made with Iran.Mr Trump had questioned the relevance of NATO and been criticised for being soft on more authoritarian leaders… Read full this story
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