Michael Tesler

As the political scientist [UCI Professor] Michael Tesler has shown, Trump voters were hawkish in their opinions of U.S. military campaigns in Afghanistan and Syria before 2015, but they completely reversed their views after Trump won the presidency. The party’s voters were sharply critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin, but Trump’s praise led Republican voters to view Putin and Russia more favorably.

For the full story, please visit https://www.foreignaffairs.com/united-states/politics-cant-stop-waters-edge-saunders.

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