‘America Is Back’ Gets a European Road Test

President Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron, center, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, right, and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, left, at the G-7 summit, Carbis Bay, England, June 11, 2021 (AP photo by Patrick Semansky).
President Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron, center, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, right, and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, left, at the G-7 summit, Carbis Bay, England, June 11, 2021 (AP photo by Patrick Semansky).
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