Podcasts 22 January 2021 World Review podcast: Joe Biden, Armin Laschet and the future of transatlantic relationships The New Statesman's World Review podcast with Jeremy Cliffe and Emily Tamkin. Sean Gallup/Getty Images Armin Laschet smiles outside CDU headquarters shortly before a ballot count confirmed his election on January 22, 2021 in Berlin, Germany. Sign UpGet the New Statesman\'s Morning Call email. Sign-up In the week when Germany's governing party, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), elected Armin Laschet as its new leader, and Joe Biden was inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States, Jeremy Cliffe and Emily Tamkin are joined on World Review by Constanze Stelzenmüller, Fritz Stern Chair on Germany and Transatlantic Relations at the Brookings Institution. In this episode, they discuss what these new appointments mean for the future of relations between Europe and the US, and how the rise of China will play out for the transatlantic alliance. Listen here: Further reading Jeremy has written on why Armin Laschet's election is a victory for the CDU's establishment Emily's cover article asks, Can Joe Biden restore America? How to listen to World Review World Review publishes a new episode every Friday, and is available on all major podcast platforms. Listen and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Acast and more. Or, if you'd rather, you can access the RSS feed directly here: https://rss.acast.com/world-review. › Why 2021 may yet be a “renaissance” for US unions despite falling membership Subscribe To stay on top of global affairs and enjoy even more international coverage subscribe for just £1 per month!