President Joe Biden, Germany’s Angela Merkel, and France’s Emmanuel Macron addressed the Munich Safety Council digital particular occasion, Fri., Feb. 19, 2021. SCREENSHOT OF MUNICH SECURITY COUNCIL
The 2 leaders appeared to speak previous one another at this week’s Munich Safety Convention.
President Joe Biden got here to workplace promising to resume the spirit of the Western alliances born after World Conflict II. It’s his deliberate rejection of the Trump-and-Brexit period of hyper-nationalism and the America First bullying that has beleaguered Europe for 5 years.
“I’m sending a transparent message to the world: America is again. The transatlantic alliance is again,” Biden mentioned in a Friday speech streamed from the White Home to Western leaders listening in at this yr’s virtually-held Munich Safety Convention. “And we’re not trying backward, we’re trying ahead — collectively.”
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