Pew Research CenterDecember 15, 2010

Global Publics Embrace Social Networking

Computer and Cell Phone Usage Up Around the World

Pew Research CenterDecember 2, 2010

Muslim Publics Divided on Hamas and Hezbollah

Most Embrace a Role for Islam in Politics

Pew Research CenterOctober 20, 2010

Indians See Threat From Pakistan, Extremist Groups

More than seven-in-ten Indians have confidence in Barack Obama and about two-thirds express a favorable opinion of the U.S. Indians are also upbeat about their country’s economic situation and its role in world affairs. Still, most say India faces major challenges, including crime and corruption. And there are widespread concerns about Pakistan and extremist groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba.

Pew Research CenterSeptember 22, 2010

Brazilians Upbeat About Their Country, Despite Its Problems

Most See Brazil as Rising Power

Pew Research CenterSeptember 7, 2010

Turks Downbeat About Their Institutions

Even Military Less Well-Regarded

Pew Research CenterAugust 27, 2010

Obama’s Middle East Problem

While global publics largely take a positive view of President Obama, he receives his lowest marks on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – and his ratings are especially poor in the Arab nations of the Middle East.

Pew Research CenterAugust 12, 2010

Mexicans Continue Support for Drug War

Sense of Progress and Support for U.S. Involvement Decline

Pew Research CenterJuly 29, 2010

Concern About Extremist Threat Slips in Pakistan

Overwhelmingly, Pakistanis see terrorism as a major problem in their country and most have negative views of the Taliban and al Qaeda, but they have become less concerned over the last year that extremists will take over Pakistan. Meanwhile, Pakistanis continue to express serious concerns about the U.S. and their longtime rival India.

Pew Research CenterJuly 8, 2010

Widespread Support For Banning Full Islamic Veil in Western Europe

Most Americans Disapprove

Pew Research CenterJuly 1, 2010

Gender Equality Universally Embraced, But Inequalities Acknowledged

Men’s Lives Often Seen as Better

Pew Research CenterJune 17, 2010

Obama More Popular Abroad Than At Home, Global Image of U.S. Continues to Benefit

As the global economy begins to rebound from the great recession, people around the world remain deeply concerned with the way things are going in their countries. Less than a third of the publics in most nations say they are satisfied with national conditions, as overwhelming numbers say their economies are in bad shape. […]

Pew Research CenterMay 19, 2010

Czechs’ Commitment to Free Markets and Democracy Stays Strong Amidst Troubled Economic and Political Waters

With an election approaching, Czechs are unhappy with conditions in their country and frustrated with the way democracy is working, but are committed to free market economics and democratic values.

Pew Research CenterApril 7, 2010

Hungary Dissatisfied with Democracy, but Not Its Ideals

With parliamentary elections approaching, Hungarians are dissatisfied with their economy and with the current state of democracy in their country. However, they still value democratic rights and institutions.

Pew Research CenterMarch 29, 2010

Ukraine Says ’No’ to NATO

New Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych’s move to ban Ukraine from becoming a member of NATO is not without a base of public support.

Pew Research CenterMarch 18, 2010

Indonesia: The Obama Effect

President Barack Obama’s popularity has transformed America’s image in Indonesia. However, the world’s largest predominantly Muslim country is an outlier in the Muslim world, where opinions of the U.S. remain mostly negative.

Pew Research CenterMarch 5, 2010

Reviving America’s Global Image

In a briefing for a congressional subcommittee, Andrew Kohut describes the rise of anti-Americanism over the last decade, its sharp decline after Obama’s election and the reasons why this improving trend may be fragile.

Pew Research CenterFebruary 4, 2010

Mixed Views of Hamas and Hezbollah in Largely Muslim Nations

Little Enthusiasm for Many Muslim Leaders

Pew Research CenterJanuary 20, 2010

The Post-Communist Generation in the Former Eastern Bloc

Members of the post-communist generation offer much more positive evaluations of the political and economic changes their countries have undergone over the past two decades than do those who were adults when communism collapsed.

Pew Research CenterJanuary 14, 2010

Ukraine’s National Election – a Problem of Democracy?

Economy, Poor Leadership, Corruption Key

Pew Research CenterJanuary 12, 2010

Widespread Anti-Immigrant Sentiment in Italy

More than 1,000 immigrants have been evacuated from southern Italy after a recent wave of violence against African farm workers. Surveys conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project find that anti-immigrant sentiment is widespread