Design of the Study
|1.||Interviews with policy practitioners|
|2.||Comprehensive analysis of public attitudes, including polls and focus groups|
|3.||Workshops with policy practitioners|
|4.||A new nationwide poll, conducted in two phases, and polls of specific congressional districts|
To understand in depth how members of the policymaking community perceive the American public's attitudes on America's role in the world, we conducted a series of eighty-three interviews.
To select the interview respondents, we started with an extensive list of policy practitioners who could readily be characterized as being part of the