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How voters view U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East

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Iranians march on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020
Iranians march on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 in the streets of the northwestern city of Ahvaz to pay homage to top general Qasem Soleimani, after he was killed in a U.S. strike in Baghdad.
Hossein Mersadi | fars news | AFP via Getty Images

A drone strike that killed a high-ranking Iranian official is reviving long-standing questions about U.S. involvement in the Middle East. With a presidential election fast approaching, how are voters looking at foreign conflicts?

Two experts joined MPR News with Kerri Miller for a conversation about American attitudes on U.S. foreign policy, and the potential aftershocks from the assassination of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani.


  • Brian Katulis, senior fellow on the national security team at the Center for American Progress

  • Barbara Slavin, director of the Future of Iran Initiative at the Atlantic Council

To listen to the full conversation you can use the audio player above.

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