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The Times view on America’s global standing: Biden and the World

There are continuities in Mr Biden’s policy with that of the Trump administration, which negotiated a deal with the Taliban last year. But that agreement required the Taliban to engage in negotiation, cease attacks on US troops and cut links with al-Qaeda. Mr Biden requires them to do nothing; the withdrawal is unconditional.