The US Capitol. A recent study has concluded that Americans are so politically polarized that they might not even unite in the face of a common enemey from outside the country.  Photo: Los Angeles Times/TNS
The US Capitol. A recent study has concluded that Americans are so politically polarized that they might not even unite in the face of a common enemey from outside the country. Photo: Los Angeles Times/TNS

Americans are so polarised that a common enemy may no longer unite them, study finds

  • Report suggests politicisation could even divide the citizenry further when encountering a foreign threat
  • Research focused on reactions of 1,670 Republicans and Democrats at the time of the 2020 US attack that killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani

The US Capitol. A recent study has concluded that Americans are so politically polarized that they might not even unite in the face of a common enemey from outside the country.  Photo: Los Angeles Times/TNS
The US Capitol. A recent study has concluded that Americans are so politically polarized that they might not even unite in the face of a common enemey from outside the country. Photo: Los Angeles Times/TNS
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