Analysis and research-driven commentary tied to poll findings and developments in the news

Dec. 20, 2006

New UN Chief Heads an Organization That Faces Both Skepticism and Support

Surveys in 15 Countries Find Most Have Favorable Views of the Agency - Though Not in the Middle East

Dec. 6, 2006

The Putin Popularity Score

Increasingly Reviled in the West, Russia's Leader Enjoys Broad Support at Home

Nov. 27, 2006

Turkey: Troubled Terrain for Pope Benedict

The Pontiff Visits a Country Where Negative Views of Christians and the West Are on the Rise

Nov. 20, 2006

Europeans Debate the Scarf and the Veil

Except in France, most Muslim women choose to cover their heads -- but many among the general public disapprove

Nov. 16, 2006

Bush Visits Indonesia

President travels to a country with volatile views of U.S.

Sep. 6, 2006

Support for a Female Heir in Japan

Before Today's Birth, the Public Was Ready for a Change

Aug. 24, 2006

Parental Pressure on Students

Not Enough in America; Too Much in Asia

Aug. 17, 2006

The French-Muslim Connection

Is France Doing a Better Job of Integration than Its Critics?

Aug. 10, 2006

In Great Britain, Muslims Worry About Islamic Extremism

Concerns Pre-Date Airplane Plot

Jul. 26, 2006

Lebanon’s Muslims: Relatively Secular and Pro-Christian

But Support for Terrorism and Anti-Semitism are Widespread

Jul. 19, 2006

The U.S. Public’s Pro-Israel History

In Mid-East Conflicts, Americans Consistently Side with Israel

Jul. 18, 2006

Islam and the West: Searching for Common Ground

Remarks of Andrew Kohut to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing

Jul. 13, 2006

G8 Summiteers Inspire Little Confidence Around the Globe

Leaders Earn Generally Low Marks for Dealing with World Issues

Jun. 6, 2006

Two Americas, One American

The differences that divide us are much smaller than those that set us apart from the rest of the world

May. 23, 2006

Where Terrorism Finds Support in the Muslim World

That May Depend on How You Define It - and Who Are the Targets

May. 9, 2006

The Problem of American Exceptionalism

Our values and attitudes may be misunderstood, but they have consequences on the world scene

Feb. 28, 2006

India: Pro-America, Pro-Bush

Bucking the Global Trend, U.S. Popularity Soared among Indians in ’05