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Biden U.N. pick signals U.S. return to alliances

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s selection of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to serve as ambassador to the U.N. signals America's pivot back to multilateralism.

UNITED NATIONS (AN) — U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s announcement on Monday that veteran diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield will serve as a Cabinet-level U.S. ambassador to the United Nations signaled America's pivot back to multilateralism.

Biden chose the 35-year State Department veteran, who worked at diplomatic posts around the world, to be part of a foreign policy and national security team that leans heavily on longtime establishment insiders committed to restoring the United States to a global leadership role after four years of President Donald Trump's "America First" policies that have antagonized and alienated even strong allies.

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