The U.S. election was watched closely around the world, with foreign leaders acutely aware that in some ways, the result of the presidential campaign could have major impacts on their future relations with the United States.
As Joe Biden prepares to enter the White House in January, what questions or concerns is he likely to hear from his counterparts in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Latin America, as well as officials from international institutions? Below, Brookings Foreign Policy experts channel the priorities — and in many cases anxieties — of foreign capitals as Washington approaches a leadership change.
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Madiha Afzal, Pavel K. Baev, Richard C. Bush, Daniel L. Byman, Samuel Denney, David Dollar, Jeffrey Feltman, Jamie P. Horsley, Robert Kagan, Kemal Kirişci, Cheng Li, Suzanne Maloney, Ryan McElveen, Michael E. O’Hanlon, Bruce Riedel, Frank A. Rose, Jeremy Shapiro, Mireya Solís, Tom Stefanick, Constanze Stelzenmüller, David G. Victor, Tamara Cofman Wittes
October 27, 2020