Caroline Gray on Crashing the War Party

Surprise: Americans and the Washington blob see foreign policy a bit differently

EGF research fellow Caroline Gray appeared on Crashing the War Party on October 7, 2022.

Ever feel like the Washington crowd doesn’t talk your language when it comes to how the government solves its problems overseas? After 20 years of war, it seems Americans are much more circumspect about war powers, sending weapons to dictators, the US military footprint in Asia, even the current war in Ukraine, according to a new poll by the Eurasia Group Foundation. Senior researcher and podcast producer Caroline Gray joins us to break down the results, which show younger voters are perhaps the most resistant to the status quo of all. In the first segment, Dan and Kelley talk about the Biden Administration’s latest efforts in cajoling the Pacific Island countries into its anti-China web.

Written by Caroline Gray

Caroline is a senior researcher at the Eurasia Group Foundation’s Independent America project and producer of the podcast, None Of The Above.

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This post is part of Independent America, a research project led out by EGF senior fellow Mark Hannah, which seeks to explore how U.S. foreign policy could better be tailored to new global realities and to the preferences of American voters.