Mackinder Forum Virtual Seminar #24: “Will Biden Differ from Trump in Foreign Policy While Remaining Essentially the Same?” A discussion.

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On January 31, 2021, 1:30-3:00 p.m. Eastern U.S. Time, the Mackinder Forum Seminar engaged in a discussion addressing the question “Will Biden differ from Trump in Foreign Policy While Remaining Essentially the Same?”

This weekend’s Mackinder Forum Seminar raised the question of continuity and change in foreign policy across the Trump and Biden administrations. Our thanks to Admiral Chris Parry for having suggested the question for discussion. No guest speaker was invited to this meeting of our Seminar.

READINGS:

Robert D. Kaplan, “Beijing Fills the Middle East Vacuum,” The Wall Street Journal, January 20, 2021.

Jack Detsch and Christina Lu, “With Trump Gone, Taiwan Seeks Assurances From Biden Administration,” Foreign Policy, January 22, 2021.

James Kynge, “America’s Big China Question,” Financial Times, January 20, 2021.