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Joe Biden says US 'ready to lead' again, vows to work with allies

The Democratic former vice president signaled that he intends to steer the United States away from the "America First" nationalism pursued by Trump after taking office on Jan. 20

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Biden said his team, which includes trusted aide Antony Blinken as his nominee for US secretary of state, would shed what the president-elect described as "old thinking and unchanged habits" in its approach to the world

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President-elect Joe Biden said on Tuesday the United States will be "ready to lead" again on the global stage, turning the page on President Donald Trump's unilateralist policies as he pledged to work together with Washington's allies.
 
Introducing his new foreign policy and national security team, the Democratic former vice president signaled that he intends to steer the United States away from the "America First" nationalism pursued by Trump after taking office on Jan. 20.
 
The Republican incumbent has unsettled many US allies, in Europe and elsewhere, with an antagonistic approach toward the NATO alliance and trade relations, abandonment of

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First Published: Nov 25 2020 | 3:04 AM IST

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