Inside Story

Can the United States’s global reputation be repaired?

Tight race for the US presidency as global trust in American leadership falls.

Americans and much of the world are waiting nervously to see whether Joe Biden will be the next United States president or Donald Trump extend his stay at the White House.

The US president is often regarded as the most powerful person in the world.

Changes in American foreign policy can benefit or hurt millions of people.

Trump has upended diplomacy in the past four years while Biden has promised to restore some of those ties.

But can the winner of the election repair the global image of the world’s leading superpower?

Presenter: Imran Khan


Nancy Soderberg – former Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security under Bill Clinton

Robbie Sabel – Professor of International Law, Hebrew University

Ellie Geranmayeh – Deputy Head of Middle East and North Africa Programme, European Council on Foreign Relations