A Beleaguered Biden Aims for a Reset at the U.N.

President Joe Biden delivers an address in the State Dining Room at the White House, Sept. 9, 2021 (AP photo by Andrew Harnik).
President Joe Biden delivers an address in the State Dining Room at the White House, Sept. 9, 2021 (AP photo by Andrew Harnik).
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President Joe Biden’s administration has come under heavy criticism, both domestically and from overseas, over the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan by American and NATO forces. Since Kabul fell to the Taliban on Aug. 15, Biden’s approval rating has dipped nearly five points, to 45 percent, according to FiveThirtyEight’s weighted average of opinion polls. And Charles Michel, the president of the European Council, bluntly criticized the U.S. earlier this week for making “very few—if any—consultations with their European partners” regarding plans for the exit from Afghanistan. The fallout from this crisis will follow Biden to United Nations headquarters in New York later […]

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