May 05, 2021

Strongmen who got cozy with Trump get the cold shoulder from Biden

Source: The Washington Post

Journalist: Anne Gearan

The Biden administration has zinged Russia and China over human rights and alleged thuggery against their neighbors, cut off some arms sales to Saudi Arabia, and stiff-armed Turkey’s increasingly authoritarian leader...

Putin appears especially sensitive to Biden’s criticism, recalling his U.S. ambassador after the “killer” remark, for example, said Andrea Kendall-Taylor, director of the transatlantic security program at the Center for a New American Security. But Putin is most worried that Biden will succeed in rebuilding U.S.-European alliances and box him in, she said.

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  • Andrea Kendall-Taylor

    Senior Fellow and Director, Transatlantic Security Program

    Andrea Kendall-Taylor is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Transatlantic Security Program at CNAS. She works on national security challenges facing the United States and Eur...