Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Mohamed Zeeshan
Opinion

Opinion

Mohamed Zeeshan

Joe Biden made 2022 the year of democracy vs autocracy, but the battle played out in no one’s favour

  • Attempts by the US to isolate rivals like China and Russia while reasserting its global leadership have led to protectionism in trade and questionable defence ties
  • The US should conversely be championing economic globalisation while being tougher on military partners who fail to uphold democratic values

Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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