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"America is Back" is how US President Joe Biden summed up his first 100 days in office.

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Analysis & Opinions - Deutschlandfunk Kultur

A completely different President?!

| Apr. 30, 2021

A committed climate policy, billions of dollars for infrastructure, extensive social spending, condemnation of racism and predictable foreign policy — Joe Biden's agenda is clearly  different from that of his predecessor. The question is: what can he actually implement? [translated from German; interview in German]

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House on March 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Biden announced that his administration will meet his goal of administering 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in 100 days tomorrow, 58 days after taking office.

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Analysis & Opinions - Deutsche Atlantische Gesellschaft

From Trump to Biden – the First 100 Days: Foreign Policy in Washington

| Apr. 28, 2021

In his first 100 days in office, President Joe Biden has already addressed many challenges and fulfilled many promises: recommitting the US to the Paris Climate Agreement firsts and foremost, extending the New START Treaty, developing an extensive national vaccination plan, and introducing the American Rescue Plan. On April 22nd and 23rd, Biden invited 40 heads of state to a climate summit. What about global challenges and conflicts? Where do we stand after Biden's first 100 days and what lies ahead? What role will the transatlantic relationship and Germany play in the coming years for the new US Administration? Which of Europe and Germany's expectations for the new US President have been fulfilled, and which areas have been disappointing? [translated from German; interview in German]

 Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden and his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) arrive to deliver remarks at the Alexis Dupont High School on August 12, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware.

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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris - 100 Days in the White House

| Apr. 27, 2021

What goals has the Biden-Harris administration set and what steps has the administration taken in the first 100 days to achieve them? How is the fight against the pandemic going? Will the stimulus package successfully restore the economy? And will the new administration succeed in uniting a divided country? Upon taking office, President Joe Biden proclaimed, "America is back." How has he shaped his foreign, climate and migration policies? What role are America's allies playing? [translated from German; interview in German]

Analysis & Opinions - Phoenix

Putin's Russia: How is the West Responding?

| Apr. 22, 2021

Russian President Vladimir Putin is warning the West. In his State of the Union address, he announced that he would react swiftly and harshly if provoked by other countries. Relations between Russia, the US, and the EU are strained, and there are several points of contention: the conflict in Eastern Ukraine and Putin's actions against his imprisoned critic, Alexei Navalny. 

How can the so-called East-West conflict be defused? What hope is there for normalization of the US-Russia relationship under President Joe Biden? [translated from German; interview in German]

"Stop The Steal" protest: Trump supporters storm the Capitol on January 6, 2021 (Washington DC, USA).

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Analysis & Opinions - Amnesty International

Recovering Basic Social Trust

| Feb. 05, 2021

Hate speech, racism, and a divided society. Former US President Donald Trump left behind many problems that a new human rights policy has to face. A conversation with the German-American political scientist Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook. [translated from German; interview in German]

 

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Amb. Nick Burns: Biden's State Dept. visit 'a powerful signal of his support' for diplomacy

| Feb. 04, 2021

 

Ambassador Nicholas Burns, former top official and ambassador at the State Department, joins Andrea Mitchell today ahead of President Biden's visit to the State Department where he plans to deliver a speech laying out his immediate foreign policy agenda. Amb. Burns says. "I think President Biden's visit to the State Department today is a powerful signal of his support for the United States building up its capacity in diplomacy which we didn't see under four years of Donald Trump."