Biden Administration Re-enacts Remain in Mexico Policy

The Biden administration ‘reluctantly’ reactivated the controversial “Remain in Mexico” policy on December 6, despite efforts taken by United States President Joe Biden to permanently end it on his first day in office, NPR reports. The policy, which was initially implemented under the Trump administration in 2019, targets single men, women, and family units, but will not affect unaccompanied minors.

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The U.S. Announces Decision to Withdraw Troops from Afghanistan

United States President Joe Biden recently announced that he will withdraw  all American troops  from Afghanistan by September 11,  ending the United States’ 20-year war in Afghanistan, according to Al Jazeera. President Biden’s announcement means that the United States will not abide by the earlier May 1 deadline set and negotiated under the Trump administration.

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Iran and United States to Resume Nuclear Negotiations

The United States announced that it has resumed indirect negotiations with Iran over its nuclear weapons program. While Reuters reports that the first week of talks in Vienna, Austria closed on a positive note, there is still much work to be done to establish a peaceful consensus.

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“Modeling Public Discourse”: Diplomacy Faculty Discuss the Biden administration’s Foreign Policy

On January 21, one day after President Joe Biden’s inauguration, the Seton Hall School of Diplomacy and International Relations held its second Faculty Panel Discussion event to discuss the Biden administration’s foreign policy agenda and forecast possible challenges for the future.

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Should the Opinions of Foreign Leaders Matter in U.S. Elections?

The recent November election in the United States shed light on the near future of the U.S.’s international involvement. In many ways, the future of many trade agreements depended on this election, with certain doom guaranteed from a Trump victory. However, even as Biden came out on top, there was not necessarily a wave of hope and certainty for many foreign leaders, states NPR

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U.S. Presidential Election: An Analysis of the Candidates’ Foreign Policies

With less than 100 days now until the U.S. Presidential election, it is vital for Americans to be informed on the candidates and where they stand on different policies.  Foreign policy, which is often overlooked, must be carefully regarded by Americans to know what each candidate has in plan for the next four years of global affairs.

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