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U.S. isolationism at a 40-year high

Josh R. has a great Cable post today on a new CFR/PEW poll that reveals a massive yawning gap between the opinions of the general public and the foreign policy elite on Obama’s handling of national security and foreign policy. The other interesting bit of data from the poll shows a huge jump isolationist sentiment ...

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Josh R. has a great Cable post today on a new CFR/PEW poll that reveals a massive yawning gap between the opinions of the general public and the foreign policy elite on Obama’s handling of national security and foreign policy.

The other interesting bit of data from the poll shows a huge jump isolationist sentiment in the U.S. public. As the authors write, “For the first time in more than 40 years of polling, a plurality (49%) says the United States should “mind its own business internationally” and let other countries get along the best they can on their own.”: 

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