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Michael Allen’s worked cited in opinion piece


Associate professor Michael Allen’s recently published work was heavily referenced in a Bloomberg Opinion piece, “From Japan to Britain, the World Loves Hosting U.S. Troops.” The piece argues:

Focusing on negative U.S. troop interactions “tells only part of the story, as revealed by a new study by four scholars in the American Political Science Review. Based on surveys of 14,000 respondents across 14 countries, the study is systematic rather than impressionistic. The core finding will strike many as counterintuitive: Basing has a net positive impact on foreign perceptions of the U.S. In fact, of the 14 countries included in the survey, in only one – Turkey – was there an overall negative sentiment toward American troops.”

Read the original study here.