Polling Global Engagement

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"Polling Global Engagement"

Interesting UN Foundation poll surveys the public’s views on various foreign policy priorities. It’s also interesting that Google Docs lets you make these embeddable slideshows:

I’m never sure how much credence to give this sort of polling, since I assume most people don’t really have well-formed or deeply-held opinions about foreign policy issues. But the interesting thing here actually just supports that observation — the enormously rapid swing in the direction of energy security as a priority and the upsurge of interest in a more restrictive role for the United States abroad.

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