On Friday the 19th of February , President Joe Biden vowed to reconstruct what he deemed to be “strained” relations with America’s European allies and NATO partners in the wake of his predecessor’s “America first” foreign policy.
During his address to the annual Munich Security Conference , Biden declared that America will “earn back its position of trusted leadership” , saying that he knew the last few years of strain have tested its transatlantic relationships however the United States is determined to re-engage with Europe .
“Our partnerships have endured and grown through the years because they are rooted in the richness of our shared democratic values. They’re not transactional. They’re not extractive. They’re built on a vision of the future where every voice matters,” Biden said.
He also stated that the United States was fully committed to the NATO military alliance , stating that “an attack on one is an attack on all”.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin reiterated Washington’s pledge to the world’s most authoritative military alliance and a more harmonized approach to global security