US President Joe Biden speaks during the virtual Summit for Democracy in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington on December 9, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Joe Biden speaks during the virtual Summit for Democracy in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington on December 9, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
Andrew Sheng
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Sheng

White privilege is embedded in US global leadership. How should the world respond?

  • The rules-based order that Western foreign policy insists on raises a fundamental question – who sets the standards, norms and rules?
  • In a study of US foreign policy, mostly white experts across the political spectrum were agreed on US global leadership. But who elected whites, or Americans, as global leaders?

US President Joe Biden speaks during the virtual Summit for Democracy in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington on December 9, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Joe Biden speaks during the virtual Summit for Democracy in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington on December 9, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
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