Commentary Dec. 18, 2008

Global Public Opinion in the Bush Years (2001-2008)

America's Image; Muslims and Westerners; Global Economy; Rise of China

Commentary Dec. 4, 2008


Global Optimism, Local Fears

Commentary Nov. 13, 2008

Global Media Celebrate Obama Victory – But Cautious Too

A Changed View of American Democracy

Commentary Oct. 30, 2008

Xenophobia on the Continent

(from The National Interest)

Commentary Oct. 7, 2008

Trickle-Down Global Economics

World Already Saw U.S. Influence as Negative

Commentary Sep. 22, 2008

A New Leader for a Chronically Gloomy Japan

Economic Concerns Pervasive in Japan

Survey Reports Sep. 17, 2008

Unfavorable Views of Jews and Muslims on the Increase in Europe

Ethnocentric Attitudes Are on the Rise in Europe

Survey Reports Jul. 22, 2008

The Chinese Celebrate Their Roaring Economy, As They Struggle With Its Costs

Near Universal Optimism About Beijing Olympics

Commentary Jul. 16, 2008

Obamamania Abroad

The Candidate Can Expect a Warm Welcome in Europe, Not So in the Middle East

Commentary Jul. 2, 2008

U.S. Traveler Advisory

Where in the World Is the Welcome Mat Still Out?

Commentary Jun. 24, 2008

Assessing Globalization

Benefits and Drawbacks of Trade and Integration

Survey Reports Jun. 12, 2008

Global Economic Gloom – China and India Notable Exceptions

Some Positive Signs for U.S. Image

Commentary May. 5, 2008

All the World’s a Stage

Views of the U.S. in the Muslim World (from The National Interest)

Commentary Apr. 15, 2008

Where Trust is High, Crime and Corruption are Low

Since Communism's Fall, Social Trust Has Fallen in Eastern Europe

Commentary Apr. 1, 2008

America’s Catholics Occupy a Unique Place in the World of Religion

U.S. Catholics Occupy Something of a Middle Ground in the Catholic Faith

Commentary Feb. 27, 2008

Putin’s Popularity Propels Chosen Successor in Russian Election

Russians Prefer Strength in Their Leader, Economy over Democracy

Commentary Feb. 19, 2008

Global Views on Castro and Cuba

International Opinion Is Mixed On Castro’s Legacy

Commentary Jan. 17, 2008

Italy’s Malaise: La Vita Non É Cosí Dolce

Italians' Spirits Are Flagging -- But Not Their Sense of Cultural Superiority

Commentary Jan. 3, 2008

Despite Progress and an Upbeat Pre-Election Mood, Ethnic Conflicts Have Long Worried Many Kenyans

by Richard Wike, Senior Researcher and Kathleen Holzwart, Research Analyst, Pew Global Attitudes Project Until recently, Kenya was considered something of a success story in a troubled region; now, however, it is consumed by political and ethnic violence following last week’s disputed reelection of President Mwai Kibaki. The unrest has shocked many both inside and […]