Joe Biden in Poland and Czech Republic US Vice President Seeks to Smooth Feathers in 'New Europe'

US Vice President Joe Biden heads to Eastern Europe on Tuesday, the first such trip by a high-ranking Washington official since President Barack Obama scaled back the missile shield program in September. Many are concerned that the US is turning its back on the region.
US Vice President Joe Biden is off to Eastern Europe on Tuesday. It may not be an easy trip.

US Vice President Joe Biden is off to Eastern Europe on Tuesday. It may not be an easy trip.

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