America’s standing in the world can now be improved in quite a number of ways from the top down. The government can be made to work. The State Department can be renewed. But this transition should begin from the ground up; it should start with the human element.
Joe Biden’s new presidency has woken up the Ukrainians, and if President Biden plays things smartly, Kyiv’s eagerness to restore a warm relationship opens an opportunity to move Ukraine closer to the West.