One year of the Biden presidency: An assessment
The Sunday Guardian|January 23, 2022
Biden's dream of making the US the world leader once again can be realised only when it is able to restore its own credibility and influence.
ARVIND KUMAR

Joe Biden has completed one year in his office as President of the United States. Though the year was tumultuous because of the pandemic, Biden's commitment to bring back the US on top of the global radar seemed to be showing the sign of culminating intangibles to tangibles. Whether he has really charted out a different course of US strategy both at home and abroad or if there is a continuity in US thinking in dealing with the world is forming a part of the debate among the members of the strategic and academic community. The legacy which he inherited obviously has thrown open many complex challenges to bring the US on the centre-stage of global affairs.

The daunting task before Biden has been to restore the United States again as the nation of immigrants. There are some signs coming that he is not tough on this issue, as his predecessor was. He has been able to show his commitment fulfilled mainly in the context of the mission statement of US citizenship and immigration services.

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