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Biden's Asia policy

Biden's 'middle-class foreign policy' departs from Obama and Trump

National security adviser pick Sullivan to pursue 'less ambitious' strategy

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden gestures while speaking to United Steelworkers President Thomas Conway while traveling on his campaign train between Alliance, Ohio, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 30.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- A little-noticed report, released by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace shortly before the Nov. 3 presidential election, looks to serve as the foreign policy road map for the administration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden.

Titled "Making U.S. Foreign Policy Work Better for the Middle Class," it argues that none of the current major foreign policy approaches -- whether post-Cold War liberal internationalism embraced by successive Republican and Democratic administrations, President Donald Trump's "America First," or the focus on climate change or potential downsizing of U.S. defense spending suggested by progressives -- draw wide support in the U.S.

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