- Trevor Thrall : 2016 campaign has seen much talk about how dangerous the rest of the world is
- But millennials' views represent a sense of optimism sadly lacking in Washington, he says
Trevor Thrall is a senior fellow for the Cato Institute's Defense and Foreign Policy Department and an associate professor at George Mason University's School of Policy, Government and International Affairs. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)Over the course of the 2016 campaign, there's been an awful lot of talk about how terrible and dangerous the rest of the world is. Listening to Donald Trump and company you can easily imagine the world consists of nothing but terrorists, free-riding allies, trade cheats and currency manipulating superpowers.