OPINION: Declaration of Interdependence

This week Americans could learn how fabulously a U.S. opinion about internationalism had shifted in three swift years.

Less than three years ago the FORTUNE Survey found a bare 13% of Americans in favor of U.S. participation in any kind of international organization. In the current survey in the March issue that figure has surged up to a decisive 68%. Only 12.7% of the polices voted for "no alliances and as little as possible to do with other countries"; only 7.7% wanted to "depend only on separate alliances with certain countries"; and only 11.5% who had no opinion. But the...

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