Sense of relief in Europe as Biden takes over

US President Joe Biden speaking in the State Dining Room at the White House on Jan 22, 2021. PHOTO: REUTERS
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LONDON - "America is back," declared US President Joe Biden in his inaugural address on Jan 20. "We will repair our alliances and get involved in the world again," he vowed.

But there is no agreement among European governments about what this means for the future of their broader trans-Atlantic link which remains, by any measure of trade volumes or military capabilities, the world's most significant alliance.

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