8 crazy things Americans believe about foreign policy

… Americans have some astonishing misconceptions about international affairs. … As the Washington Post’s Dylan Matthews explained last month, the baffling fact that 15 percent of Ohio Republicans believe Mitt Romney deserves more credit than Barack Obama for killing Osama bin Laden may have as much to do with polling psychology and sampling error as with self-delusion or ignorance. But here are some other statistics that may surprise you: [cont.]

Uri Friedman, foreignpolicy.com