July 30, 2019

The key foreign policy questions 2020 Democrats must answer, according to 9 experts

Featuring Loren DeJonge Schulman

Source: Vox

Journalist Alex Ward

Twenty Democrats vying to become the next president take the stage in Detroit this week to participate in the CNN debates.

While the two-day event will almost certainly feature more questions about domestic affairs, it will also provide a chance to ask candidates about their foreign policy views.

That’d be a good thing: 2020 Democrats barely have fielded questions about how they would use American power in the world, even though six candidates have offered their global plans. A focus on foreign policy gives voters the chance not only to understand how a candidate sees the world, but also America’s place in it.

So ahead of the debates, I asked nine leading Democratic foreign policy thinkers, former officials, and other experts what three questions they’d like presidential hopefuls to answer this week.

Read the full article and more in Vox.

Authors

  • Loren DeJonge Schulman

    Deputy Director of Studies

    Loren DeJonge Schulman is the Deputy Director of Studies and the Leon E. Panetta Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security. Her research interests include nation...