Joe Biden's foreign policy record, and why he may be more popular abroad than in US

Feb. 6, 2015: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (L) and European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini (R) welcome U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels. Biden said on Friday that the United States and Europe needed to stand together over Ukraine and accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of calling for peace while rolling his troops through Ukrainian countryside. Photo by REUTERS/Yves Herman.

Foreign leaders worldwide are expecting a return to a more stable, less personality-driven American foreign policy. But that’s in two months. President Trump is still in charge and since the election, he’s been taking action in a few hotspots, like the Middle East. KCRW looks at what U.S. foreign policy might look like going forward.



  • Robin Wright - contributing writer at The New Yorker magazine, and a joint fellow at U.S. Institute of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson Center - @wrightr