The Bottom Line

What foreign policy challenges await Biden?

Can the US revitalise its presence abroad without first healing and rebuilding at home?

Veteran US diplomat Robert Zoellick speaks with host Steve Clemons about how lame-duck President Donald Trump was “delighted to disrupt the international system that the US helped create 70 years ago”.

But between the coronavirus pandemic and a full plate of raging political, social and economic fires at home, how high will foreign policy rank in the incoming Joe Biden White House?

Zoellick, who was deputy secretary of state under former President George W Bush, and former president of the World Bank, gives his advice on the great power rivalry (read: China), global warming and rebuilding US alliances.