Antony Blinken: The End of US Isolationism?
SEATTLE, Washington — During these last four years, nationalistic isolationism has been the ideological forefront of American foreign policy. Yet, under the new Biden administration, the United States has prioritized the need to re-enter the global stage as a leader in international affairs. With Biden’s secretary of state, Antony Blinken, the trend of U.S. isolationism may come to an end. There is hope for an increase in U.S. foreign aid to encourage strategic competition and protect national security goals.
COVID-19 and International Participation
After becoming America’s top diplomat, Blinken addressed the importance of international cooperation and aid to combat the present pandemic. During his nomination hearing, he said that the Biden Administration intends to join COVAX, rejoin the World Health Organization and increase resources to address the global COVID-19 response….