Only 16% of Americans can pinpoint Ukraine on a map of the world, according to research from three political scientists. In addition, the researchers found that the respondents who gave the most inaccurate answers were most likely to support the idea of the U.S. taking military action. It's possible that "familiarity with geography could be associated with the amount of news that people are exposed to, and that could be associated with the perceived cost of action," according to Kyle Dropp of Dartmouth College.

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