The World Unpacked

How Do Americans View Foreign Policy?

Episode Summary

Ahead of next week’s election, Laura and Ivo Daalder dig into the results of the 2020 Chicago Council Survey of Americans’ views on foreign policy, which show a nation polarized about how we see ourselves in the world.

Episode Notes

Democrats and Republicans are more divided than ever when it comes to assessing threats facing the United States and how America should engage in the world, according to findings of the 2020 Chicago Council Survey


Ivo Daalder, the president of the Chicago Council, joins Laura for a discussion about the survey’s findings. The two talk about how coronavirus impacts foreign policy attitudes, the future of NATO and US global leadership, and how deep political polarization manifests in the way we view the world.


Read more about the survey here.