Joe Biden

Why the US is facing a baby milk shortage
Near-empty shelves in a supermarket in Orlando, Florida
Talking point

Why the US is facing a baby milk shortage

Supply chains went into crisis after major supplier shut down factory following two infant deaths
20 May 2022
Why the US is deploying troops to Somalia
A Somali soldier stands guard after an al-Shabaab attack in 2015
Getting to grips with . . .

Why the US is deploying troops to Somalia

Joe Biden overturns Trump-era decision to withdraw from African terrorism battle
18 May 2022
Will the US save the Northern Ireland Protocol?
Joe Biden has repeatedly warned the UK against jeopardising the Good Friday Agreement
Talking point

Will the US save the Northern Ireland Protocol?

Washington delegation heading to UK amid stand-off over post-Brexit trade plan
13 May 2022
Can Biden preserve US abortion rights?
Joe Biden addresses reporters at a Lockheed Martin factory in Troy, Alabama
Behind the scenes

Can Biden preserve US abortion rights?

President warns Supreme Court against threatening ‘stability of our law’
6 May 2022
Explained: the anti-abortion challenge to Roe v Wade
Abortion activists demonstrating outside the Supreme Court in 2018
Fact file

Explained: the anti-abortion challenge to Roe v Wade

Supreme Court may overturn landmark reproductive rights ruling, leak suggests
3 May 2022
Is Joe Biden too old to rule? Exploring the greying of American politics
Joe Biden with his hand on his forehead
Talking point

Is Joe Biden too old to rule? Exploring the greying of American politics

The current Senate is the oldest in American history, with an average age of 64
29 Apr 2022
How Japan could tip Asia’s balance of power
The Japanese Self Defence Force during live fire exercises
In Depth

How Japan could tip Asia’s balance of power

Tokyo to double arms spending to counter threat from Beijing
28 Apr 2022

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Arguments for and against the Iran Nuclear Deal
Delegates at the nuclear talks in Vienna, Austria
Pros and cons

Arguments for and against the Iran Nuclear Deal

Former diplomats warn that time is running out to revive Barack Obama-era agreement
27 Apr 2022
Does the US believe Ukraine can beat Russia?
Antony Blinken meets Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv
Today’s big question

Does the US believe Ukraine can beat Russia?

Visit to Kyiv by senior Biden officials hints at ‘new mindset’ in Washington
27 Apr 2022
‘The next campaign to save France should start today’
Marine Le Pen
Instant Opinion

‘The next campaign to save France should start today’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
25 Apr 2022
Hunter Biden’s laptop: the burying of a scandal
Joe Biden embraces Hunter Biden
In Brief

Hunter Biden’s laptop: the burying of a scandal

Mainstream media accused of only certifying facts which align with own preferred narrative
1 Apr 2022
Joe Biden’s visit to Europe: is the president a liability?
Biden on stage
In Focus

Joe Biden’s visit to Europe: is the president a liability?

Staff had to correct impression given by his public statements on number of occasions
31 Mar 2022
‘Lynching was never only about hanging’
Joe Biden signs Anti-Lynching Act
Instant Opinion

‘Lynching was never only about hanging’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
31 Mar 2022
Cyberwarfare: what is Russia planning?
Computer code with a portrait of Russian president Vladimir Putin
Today’s big question

Cyberwarfare: what is Russia planning?

Experts fear that Vladimir Putin will ‘lash out’ with cyberattacks on West
23 Mar 2022
Ketanji Brown Jackson: five things you may not know
US Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is sworn-in during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee
Profile

Ketanji Brown Jackson: five things you may not know

The nominated judge met Matt Damon at Harvard and knits to relieve stress
22 Mar 2022
‘We want the “inspo” stories that reveal the “shock and awe” spirit of Ukraine’
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses the media in Kyiv
Instant Opinion

‘We want the “inspo” stories that reveal the “shock and awe” spirit of Ukraine’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
4 Mar 2022
‘Window of peace’ opens in the Russia-Ukraine stand-off
Russian President Vladimir Putin
The latest on . . .

‘Window of peace’ opens in the Russia-Ukraine stand-off

Joe Biden and Boris Johnson agree ‘not all hope lost’ after warnings Moscow could strike tomorrow
15 Feb 2022
‘Joe Biden needs to up his game on Russia’
Joe Biden salutes after arriving on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House
Instant Opinion

‘Joe Biden needs to up his game on Russia’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
11 Feb 2022
Afghanistan aid efforts ‘falling short’ as winter crisis escalates
A child attempts to keep warm following snowfall outside Herat, Afghanistan
In Depth

Afghanistan aid efforts ‘falling short’ as winter crisis escalates

Extreme poverty is forcing parents to sell children and organs to survive
25 Jan 2022
‘I almost declined to be the inaugural poet out of fear’
Poet Amanda Gorman at Joe Biden’s inauguration on 20 January 2021
Instant Opinion

‘I almost declined to be the inaugural poet out of fear’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
20 Jan 2022
Joe Biden: verdicts on the president’s first year in the White House
Joe Biden arrives for a press conference marking his first year in the White House
Between the lines

Joe Biden: verdicts on the president’s first year in the White House

Covid-19, the economy and democracy have dominated ‘tumultuous’ twelve months
20 Jan 2022
Is Hillary Clinton planning a comeback?
Hillary Clinton
In Brief

Is Hillary Clinton planning a comeback?

It’s clear that at 74, Clinton is still fired up, ‘ambitious’ and keen to wield influence
20 Jan 2022
‘Martin Luther King’s warning of the white moderate rings truer than ever’
Dr Martin Luther King Jr
Instant Opinion

‘Martin Luther King’s warning of the white moderate rings truer than ever’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
19 Jan 2022
Will Joe Biden run again in 2024?
President Joe Biden
In Focus

Will Joe Biden run again in 2024?

US public gives president the thumbs down over his Covid-19 response
7 Jan 2022
The Week’s big New Year’s Day quiz
The Old Royal Naval College in London
Quizzes and puzzles

The Week’s big New Year’s Day quiz

Kick off 2022 by testing your memory and attention to detail
1 Jan 2022
Technopessimism, population and a new world order
Joe Biden
Podcast

Technopessimism, population and a new world order

Has the US given up on policing the world? Should we worry about a falling population? And is social media really a threat to democracy?
31 Dec 2021
What the arrival of Omicron means for US
Joe Biden with his Chief Medical Adviser Anthony Fauci
Getting to grips with . . .

What the arrival of Omicron means for US

Pressure mounts on Biden as multiple states report successive days of record cases
20 Dec 2021
Why Biden is releasing 50m barrels of oil 
President Biden delivered a speech on the economy at an event in Washington D.C.
Getting to grips with . . .

Why Biden is releasing 50m barrels of oil 

White House moves to lower prices at the pump and combat rising inflation 
24 Nov 2021
Is the White House deliberately sidelining Kamala Harris?
Kamala Harris and Joe Biden hug at White House signing ceremony for $1.2trn infrastructure package
Behind the scenes

Is the White House deliberately sidelining Kamala Harris?

Vice president’s allies reportedly fear for her political future
16 Nov 2021
Glenn Youngkin’s victory hands Republicans ‘road map’ to retake presidency
Virginia governor-elect Glenn Youngkin
Profile

Glenn Youngkin’s victory hands Republicans ‘road map’ to retake presidency

Millionaire former private equity CEO secures GOP victory in key state governor election
4 Nov 2021
‘Large Scottish man’ flashes Joe Biden
Joe Biden
Tall Tales

‘Large Scottish man’ flashes Joe Biden

And other stories from the stranger side of life
4 Nov 2021
Washington and Moscow working to ‘quietly’ forge closer relations
Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden shake hands ahead of a summit in Geneva, Switzerland in June
Behind the scenes

Washington and Moscow working to ‘quietly’ forge closer relations

Secretive meetings part of ‘more sober’ approach to dealings between US and Russia
2 Nov 2021
‘France and UK must refrain from making mountains out of minnows’
French President Emmanuel Macron
Instant Opinion

‘France and UK must refrain from making mountains out of minnows’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
1 Nov 2021
Starving Afghan families forced to sell their children
Asho (right) was betrothed to a 23-year-old man by her indebted family in Badghis Province
In Depth

Starving Afghan families forced to sell their children

Departure of US forces has triggered one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises
27 Oct 2021
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