Eric Naki
Political Editor
3 minute read
4 Mar 2021
5:07 am

It’s Biden’s turn to make America great

Eric Naki

When the US changes its president, not everything will change. The aggression and desire for world domination will remain.

File picture. US President Joe Biden signs executive orders for economic relief to Covid-hit families and businesses in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on 22 January 2021. Picture: Nicholas Kamm/AFP

When international relations expert Professor Siphamandla Zondi mentioned that America will always pursue its own interests in its foreign policy no matter who is in power, it sounded a bit out of line considering the gentle political slant of Joe Biden. When Biden launched his first military attack, in Syria last week, just a little over a month since he was inaugurated as the US’ 46th president, amid tension sparked by a pro-Donald Trump insurrection a fortnight earlier, I thought about Zondi. He was so right. America will always be America, whether it is the conservative Republicans or the liberal...