The way candidate Joe Biden told it on the campaign trail, things were simple: elect him president, and the world order would return to one in which America was not to be crossed.
“The world does not organize itself. American leadership, backed by clear goals and sound strategies, is
necessary to effectively address the defining global challenges of our time,” Biden’s campaign website asserted. “In order to lead again, we must restore our credibility and influence. From day one of a Biden administration, other countries will once again have reason to trust..