A lot can be done through NATO structures like the Northern Group that brings together its members and partner countries.
‘Sleepy Joe’ has sleep-walked the United States into its biggest foreign policy debacle for a generation.
European defence budgets only go so far, and ultimately we need the Anglo-American link.
White House allies are worried that neither are ready for the logistical and humanitarian impact of opening it.
Currently the UK spends around 1.7 per cent of its GDP on R&D. Yet the US and China are heading towards three per cent GDP, and others even more.
Biden wants to act quickly and boldly while his party has unified control of Congress, knowing full well that could change next year.
The new President’s problems will begin right at the start with whatever he decides to do next.