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US allies fear attacks after Biden sets Afghan withdrawal date
Joe Biden departs after announcing the withdrawal of troops
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US allies fear attacks after Biden sets Afghan withdrawal date

Troops to leave on 11 September, prompting Taliban to declare victory
15 Apr 2021
The Iran nuclear deal: can Joe Biden salvage it?
Members of the EU delegation in Vienna yesterday
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The Iran nuclear deal: can Joe Biden salvage it?

US joins EU Vienna talks as president seeks to deliver on key campaign pledge
7 Apr 2021
Taliban declares victory in ‘forever war’ with US
US troops in central Afghanistan shortly after the 2001 occupation
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Taliban declares victory in ‘forever war’ with US

Islamists defiant as Joe Biden offers power-sharing deal with Afghan government
31 Mar 2021
Biden facing first major test amid migrant border surge
Migrants cross the shallow Rio Grande to gain entry into El Paso, Texas
In Depth

Biden facing first major test amid migrant border surge

Republicans and Democrats await president’s opening move on illegal immigration
22 Mar 2021
Biden’s strategy for taking on ‘killer’ Putin and Russia
Vladimir Putin at a military parade in Moscow in 2020
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Biden’s strategy for taking on ‘killer’ Putin and Russia

Moscow erupts after US president says Russia will ‘pay’ for election meddling
18 Mar 2021
What Biden’s offer to the Taliban says about his Middle East policy
Joe Biden with former Afghan President Hamid Karzai during a visit in 2011
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What Biden’s offer to the Taliban says about his Middle East policy

Proposed power-sharing deal reveals desire to ‘lighten’ US’s role in region
9 Mar 2021
Has the US ever had Covid under control?
Joe Biden addresses the nation on his Covid-19 relief package
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Has the US ever had Covid under control?

Covid-19 variants mean country could be on verge of ‘fourth surge of cases’, CDC warns
2 Mar 2021

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‘Britain is, for the moment, clear that it won’t follow the Americans down this path’
A child looking out at buildings destroyed by an air strike in Taiz, Yemen
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‘Britain is, for the moment, clear that it won’t follow the Americans down this path’

12 Feb 2021
Do economic sanctions actually lead to change?
Burmese people protest against the military coup in Tokyo, Japan
In Depth

Do economic sanctions actually lead to change?

Joe Biden is threatening action against Myanmar following military coup
2 Feb 2021
The Trump policies Biden has already overturned
Joe Biden signs an executive order at the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office
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The Trump policies Biden has already overturned

Executive orders wipe away Trump’s legacy on climate change and border wall funding
29 Jan 2021
Quiz of The Week: 16 - 22 January
Joe Biden is sworn in as president of the United States
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Quiz of The Week: 16 - 22 January

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
22 Jan 2021
‘How can America recover from its Trump-induced trauma?’
President Joe Biden fist bumps newly sworn-in Vice President Kamala Harris
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‘How can America recover from its Trump-induced trauma?’

21 Jan 2021
Downing Street plots Biden charm offensive
Joe Biden delivers his inauguration speech
Behind the scenes

Downing Street plots Biden charm offensive

Boris Johnson is wooing new president with plans that set UK apart from EU
21 Jan 2021
Churchill bust ‘not on display’ in Biden’s Oval Office
Joe Biden in the Oval Office
In Brief

Churchill bust ‘not on display’ in Biden’s Oval Office

Statue of British wartime leader was previously removed by Barack Obama but reinstated by Donald Trump
21 Jan 2021
How should Biden handle Trump’s legacy?
An effigy of Donald Trump is wheeled towards the Capitol ahead of the inauguration
Today’s big question

How should Biden handle Trump’s legacy?

Outgoing president retains a solid core of support even as impeachment lingers over him
20 Jan 2021
What Joe Biden’s inauguration will look like
The US Capitol is seen behind a fence with razor wire.
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What Joe Biden’s inauguration will look like

Covid restrictions and fears of further violence have forced changes to ceremony
18 Jan 2021
US Secret Service screening inauguration troops for riot sympathisers
National Guard patrol outside the Capitol building.
In Brief

US Secret Service screening inauguration troops for riot sympathisers

National Guard members under investigation as mob member claims GOP lawmakers aided Capitol siege
14 Jan 2021
What winning the Georgia run-offs would mean for Biden
Joe Biden waves to supporters in Georgia during the 2020 presidential election campaign.
Today’s big question

What winning the Georgia run-offs would mean for Biden

Democrats on verge of taking Senate seats in victories that would swing balance of power in the upper chamber
6 Jan 2021
Instant Opinion: ‘We’re all paying the price’ of hard Brexit
The sun shines through clouds over the Palace of Westminster.
In Review

Instant Opinion: ‘We’re all paying the price’ of hard Brexit

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 7 December
7 Dec 2020
Instant Opinion: Brexit deal is ‘likely by Monday’
Michel Barnier, EU
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Brexit deal is ‘likely by Monday’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 4 December
4 Dec 2020
How Joe Biden will go about rebuilding the Iran Nuclear Deal
A demonstrator holds a sign calling for the US to "nuke" Iran before it can take nuclear action against the US.
In Depth

How Joe Biden will go about rebuilding the Iran Nuclear Deal

President-elect facing major challenge to keep Tehran satisfied as Europe forms nuclear strategy
24 Nov 2020
What happens now Donald Trump has conceded defeat?
Donald Trump gives a thumbs up to supporters after golfing at Trump National Golf Club
In Brief

What happens now Donald Trump has conceded defeat?

President tells federal agency to ‘do what needs to be done’ to hand power to Joe Biden
24 Nov 2020
What Joe Biden’s presidency means for the EU
Joe Biden addresses the European Council while serving as vice-president under Barack Obama.
In Depth

What Joe Biden’s presidency means for the EU

President-elect to ramp up relations with EU27 in effort to repair the damage of Trumpism
23 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: Britain ‘needs a strong chancellor’
Rishi Sunak
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Instant Opinion: Britain ‘needs a strong chancellor’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 23 November
23 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: coronavirus is putting ‘democracy at stake’
A man attends an anti-lockdown protest outside Westminster
In Depth

Instant Opinion: coronavirus is putting ‘democracy at stake’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 20 November
20 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘how to save the United Kingdom’
Pro-independence supporters march through Glasgow.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘how to save the United Kingdom’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 19 November
19 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson ‘needs more than a slogan’
Boris Johnson attends a Remembrance Day service at Westminster Cathedral
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson ‘needs more than a slogan’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 18 November
18 Nov 2020
Republicans anxious over Trump’s post-election ‘bucket list’
Donald Trump arrives to deliver an update on "Operation Warp Speed" in the Rose Garden of the White House.
In Brief

Republicans anxious over Trump’s post-election ‘bucket list’

Concern growing after president scoped out Iranian sites for military action
18 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: Covid Christmas ‘mired in mixed messages’
Boris Johnson returns to Number 10, Downing Street following the weekly Cabinet meeting.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Covid Christmas ‘mired in mixed messages’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 17 November
17 Nov 2020
Could Trump’s reaction to election loss spark global chaos?
Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Mike Pompeo
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Could Trump’s reaction to election loss spark global chaos?

Outgoing president asked for ‘options’ to target Iranian nuclear site following loss to Joe Biden
17 Nov 2020
‘Inoffensive and not bitter’ Joe Biden beer is launched
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‘Inoffensive and not bitter’ Joe Biden beer is launched

And other stories from the stranger side of life
16 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: Dominic Cummings ‘failed on his own terms’
Dominic Cummings in a London black cab wearing a face mask.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Dominic Cummings ‘failed on his own terms’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 13 November
13 Nov 2020
Quiz of The Week: 7 - 13 November
Statue
In Brief

Quiz of The Week: 7 - 13 November

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
13 Nov 2020
US election: what comes next for Ivanka Trump?
Ivanka Trump wearing a Covid face mask.
In Brief

US election: what comes next for Ivanka Trump?

President’s eldest daughter is said to be hoping to make solo return to the Oval Office
12 Nov 2020