News: US President Biden in Europe: More Symbolism as a substance?

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US President Joe Biden travels demonstratively to Brussels and the NATO Eastern flank in Poland. It's about more military aid for Ukraine and sanctions against Russia. Also talk about massive humanitarian aid for the refugee should be spoken.

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illusions. "I do not think you have a soul," he said, according to his own data in 2011 the Russian President Vladimir Putin in the face. Later, he called his opponent in the Kremlin a "killer". Early Joe Biden has released the findings of his intelligence over the threatening Russian raid to Ukraine and urged allies to military aid and sanctions. Now US President Joe Biden personally comes to Europe, where Putin has sparked the worst war for seven decades.

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bidets for four days in Europe

four days will be the 79-year-old, who actually wanted to save America democracy inside and now became the leader of the West in the fight against the Aggressor Putin, stopping on the continent. After landing on Wednesday evening, he is a mammoth program with a NATO summit, a G7 meeting and the meeting of the European Council in Brussels. On Friday, Biden continues to Warsaw, where he should meet on Saturday with the Polish President Andrzej Duda.

A surprise visit in Ukraine, which had been speculated in Washington, apparently does not plan biders. Corresponding rumors had denied his spokeswoman Jen Psaki already at the weekend with a tweet. On Monday she led to the visit of a US President in a war area would bring tremendous safety and logistical challenges: "We did not consider this option."

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The European visit Biden is at a time as the Russian advance in the Ukraine seems to stick. Straight therefore growing in Washington's worries, Putin could grab even more devastating and unscrupulous means to counteract the impression of a military defeat. He has been urgently warns of biders in the possible use of biological or chemical weapons of mass destruction in Ukraine, Russia could conduct under the false flag. On Monday, biders spoke of reinforced instructions on possible cyberattacks against the West. At the same event he acknowledged that the most recent hypershade missiles used by Moscow were "almost not stopped".

, just one hour, Biden had already advised on Monday with Chancellor Olaf Scholz and the heads of government of France, Italy and the United Kingdom. That he now personally comes to Europe, Mountains probably "more symbolism as a substance", the Washington Post analyzes. But it is a clear sign. Thus, the president demonstrates "that he is part of the coalition and is not comfortable on the other side of the Atlantic," said Daniel Hamilton, a former head of the Europa Department in the State Department, the leaf.

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Demonstrative School Closure of Allies

In fact, the encounters in Brussels is likely to be a demonstrative shoulder of the allies, the further support of Ukraine, possible new sanctions against Russia and helps for the refugees. Maybe Chancellor Scholz will have to have a few critical questions have fallen. The enthusiasm on the "Turnzeende" in Germany was recently cooled significantly in Washington. Capturing the energy supplies from Russia and reports of sluggish weapons deliveries to Ukraine are registered exactly in the Biden government.

The visit of Biden in Poland should signal to the country on the Eastern flank of NATO demonstrative support. The President will not be tired to emphasize that he rejects a direct involvement of the US and its allies on Ukraine war, but the community will defend every centimeter of its territory in the event of an attack on a NATO Memberany.

overshadowed the conversation with President Duda from the dramatic humanitarian situation in Poland, where has already fled more than two million Ukrainians. The positive role Warsaw in the recording of refugees is drowned out regularly in Washington. The US itself has previously received less than a thousand refuge. It is expected that biders proclaim strong grants for Poland.

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