In US foreign policy reset, Biden advocates for diplomacy

February 05, 2021

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President Joe Biden is shown in profile speaking at a podium with microphones and wearing a blue suit.

President Joe Biden speaks about foreign policy at the State Department, Feb. 4, 2021.

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US President Joe Biden delivered what many viewed as a morale boost to the foreign service on Thursday. In his first major foreign policy speech as president, Biden declared that "diplomacy is back." And, the world is witnessing the biggest vaccine campaign in history. Now, eight weeks since the first COVID-19 shots arrived, where are we with vaccine rollouts? Also, an all-female rowing team based in the UK have become the first team to complete the 3,000-mile Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge in an eco-boat.

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