Global Digital Communication: Texting, Social Networking Popular Worldwide
Usage Differs by Age and Education
Confidence in Democracy and Capitalism Wanes in Former Soviet Union
Twenty Years Later
The American-Western European Values Gap
American Exceptionalism Subsides
From Hyperpower to Declining Power
Since the Sept. 11 attacks, views about American power have changed, as economic issues have trumped security concerns. Today, many see the U.S. as a great power in decline.
Crime and Drug Cartels Top Concerns in Mexico
Fewer Than Half See Progress in Drug War
Americans Want More Pressure on Students, the Chinese Want Less
The Parenting Gap: U.S. Versus China
Muslim-Western Tensions Persist
Common Concerns About Islamic Extremism
The World Says China Will Overtake America
In the past decade, anti-Americanism grew around the world. In sharp contrast, today America is seen as on its way to losing its status as the dominant global superpower.
China Seen Overtaking U.S. as Global Superpower
U.S. Favorability Ratings Remain Positive
U.S. Image in Pakistan Falls No Further Following bin Laden Killing
Support for Campaign Against Extremists Wanes
On Eve of Elections, a More Upbeat Mood in Turkey
PM Erdogan Gets High Marks for Foreign Policy
Japanese Resilient, but See Economic Challenges Ahead
U.S. Applauded for Relief Efforts
Arab Spring Fails to Improve U.S. Image
Obama’s Challenge in the Muslim World
Osama bin Laden Largely Discredited Among Muslim Publics in Recent Years
al Qaeda Too
Egyptians Embrace Revolt Leaders, Religious Parties and Military, As Well
U.S. Wins No Friends, End of Treaty With Israel Sought
Upbeat Chinese Public May Not Be Primed for a Jasmine Revolution
Judging the Chinese appetite for democracy is not easy, but polling suggests China may not be ripe for the kind of uprisings seen throughout the Middle East.
Will Enthusiasm for Democracy Endure in Egypt and Elsewhere?
Pro-democracy movements in Tunisia and Egypt recall the wave of democratization that took place two decades ago in Eastern Europe. The experience of Eastern Europe is a useful reminder that public enthusiasm for democracy is not guaranteed as political change extends over years and decades.
Egypt, Democracy and Islam
Majorities of Egyptian Muslims believe that democracy is preferable to any other kind of government, and by wide margins, Muslims in Egypt say that Islam plays a positive role in their country’s politics.