Recent events have raised questions about the threat of homegrown terrorism in the U.S., but survey results show that Muslim Americans overwhelmingly reject extremism.
Analysis and research-driven commentary tied to poll findings and developments in the news
But Some Signs of Improvement
Less Concern in the U.S., China and Russia
Russians Less Worried
But Only Modest Improvements in U.S. Image
Consensus Despite Divisions on Afghan War
The Peace Prize award is another sign of the president’s international appeal; his election lifted America’s image around the globe
Ratings Improved the Most in the U.S.
But Many Differ With Obama on Afghanistan
Many fewer among Muslim publics express confidence in bin Laden or support violence against civilians in defense of Islam
Troop increases may face considerable opposition in many NATO countries, which were opposed to Obama?s original call for more forces
Only Modest Changes in U.S. Image in Predominantly Muslim Countries
Certain Elements of America’s Image are Broadly Popular
President Will Face Challenges on Economic Crisis, Other Issues
But Few Favor Military Confrontation
A Crisis of Confidence in Capitalism?
Views on Democracy, Religion, Values, and Life Satisfaction in Emerging Nations
Venezuelan President’s Popularity Has Declined in Latin America