U.S. Department of State

A closer look at Biden's plans for U.S. democracy

Last week, I wrote about former senator and vice president Joe Biden, who now seeks the Democratic nomination for president. As a result of my column, I was offered to be put on the press list of the “Biden for President” campaign and be invited to campaign events.

The first invitation was for a speech at the Graduate Center at City University of New York, where he laid out his blueprint: “To repair the damage wrought by President Trump and chart a fundamentally different course for American foreign policy for the world as we find it today – and as we anticipate it will be tomorrow.”

He promised to reinvigorate American democracy and “strengthen the coalition of democracies...