Sunday, April 23, 2017

Who Do Americans See As An Enemy



Zero Hedge: Which Country Is America’s Biggest Enemy?

Between alleged interference in U.S. elections by Russia, recent nuclear posturing by North Korea, and chemical weapon atrocities in Syria – it’s hard to keep track of which country is supposed to be the bona fide number one “enemy” of the United States.

While we can’t tell you exactly what people are thinking in this moment, Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins has access to about 15 years worth of polls on the subject. The data ends up painting an interesting backdrop for America’s foreign policy decisions over the same timeframe, as well as the narratives being pushed by major media outlets.

Between alleged interference in U.S. elections by Russia, recent nuclear posturing by North Korea, and chemical weapon atrocities in Syria – it’s hard to keep track of which country is supposed to be the bona fide number one “enemy” of the United States.

While we can’t tell you exactly what people are thinking in this moment, Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins has access to about 15 years worth of polls on the subject. The data ends up painting an interesting backdrop for America’s foreign policy decisions over the same timeframe, as well as the narratives being pushed by major media outlets.

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WNU Editor: North Korea and Iran are regarded by Americans to be their "biggest enemy". As to what is my take .... ignoring non-states like the Islamic State and Al Qaeda and what is happening in places like Afghanistan and Iraq .... I am most worried about North Korea.

1 comment:

Aizino Smith said...

So Americans do know their geography after all.