ANALYSIS | The awesome stakes of Joe Biden’s presidency

Not since 1945 has more rested on a new US leader

20 January 2021 - 19:28 By Janan Ganesh

The current militarisation of downtown Washington is a propaganda gift to autocrats everywhere. This, they will say of the khaki vans and camouflaged guards, is where liberalism ends: civil strife; a besieged state.

The grimmest thing about the show of strength is that it is probably warranted...

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