Multi-section ReportsJuly 8, 2015

A Global Middle Class Is More Promise than Reality

From 2001 to 2011, Nearly 700 Million Step Out of Poverty, but Most Only Barely

Multi-section ReportsJune 23, 2015

Global Publics Back U.S. on Fighting ISIS, but Are Critical of Post-9/11 Torture

Asian Nations Mostly Support TPP, Defense Pivot – but Also Value Economic Ties with China

Multi-section ReportsJune 18, 2015

Iran’s Global Image Mostly Negative

Israel, Arab States Share Unfavorable View of Middle East Neighbor

Multi-section ReportsJune 10, 2015

NATO Publics Blame Russia for Ukrainian Crisis, but Reluctant to Provide Military Aid

In Russia, Anti-Western Views and Support for Putin Surge

CommentaryJune 2, 2015

2015 EU Survey Presentation

This presentation examines public opinion in six European Union countries: France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain and the United Kingdom.

Multi-section ReportsJune 2, 2015

Faith in European Project Reviving

But Most Say Rise of Eurosceptic Parties Is a Good Thing

CommentaryMay 29, 2015

When Did Democrats Become America’s Free Trade Believers?

As Washington debates “fast track” trade negotiating authority, politicians are out of sync with a turn in public sentiment.

CommentaryMay 18, 2015

Germans and Americans differ over Russia

Germany and the United States, adversaries in WWII, allies during and after the Cold War, are now the two pillars of the transatlantic alliance.

CommentaryMay 13, 2015

Germany’s America Angst

Ongoing Russian intervention in Ukraine has been met with U.S. and European economic sanctions against Moscow.

CommentaryMay 7, 2015

2015 U.S.-Germany Survey Presentation

This presentation examines American and German attitudes toward each other and their respective geopolitical roles. This report is based on telephone surveys in the United States and Germany. In the U.S., interviews were conducted February 26 to March 1, 2015 among a national sample of 1,003 persons, 18 years of age or older. In Germany, […]

Multi-section ReportsMay 7, 2015

Germany and the United States: Reliable Allies

But Disagreement on Russia, Global Leadership and Trade

CommentaryApril 21, 2015

2015 U.S.-Japan Survey Presentation

This presentation of findings from a survey conducted in the U.S. and Japan examines American and Japanese attitudes toward each other and their allies 70 years after the end of World War II.

CommentaryApril 15, 2015

How Strong Is the U.S.-Japan Relationship?

This is a pivotal year in U.S.-Japan relations. As the two nations mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in August, it is a moment for both the American and Japanese publics to reflect on the past — but also to take the temperature of the current bilateral relationship and to consider its future.

Featured ReportApril 15, 2015

Cell Phones in Africa: Communication Lifeline

Texting Most Common Activity, but Mobile Money Popular in Several Countries

Multi-section ReportsApril 7, 2015

Americans, Japanese: Mutual Respect 70 Years After the End of WWII

Neither Trusts China, Differ on Japan’s Security Role in Asia

CommentaryApril 3, 2015

Rising Incomes and Rising Expectations: Hearing from the Newly Empowered

Having benefited from globalisation and increasing opportunities, citizens in emerging nations have new aspirations, new demands for their leaders and new resources at their disposal.

Multi-section ReportsMarch 19, 2015

Internet Seen as Positive Influence on Education but Negative on Morality in Emerging and Developing Nations

Internet Usage More Common Among the Young, Well-Educated and English Speakers

CommentaryMarch 6, 2015

Beware the Malaise

To paraphrase Leo Tolstoy, all unhappy people are unhappy in their own way. And their unhappiness does not necessarily mean they have the will or the wherewithal to pursue regime change. But there’s a worrying trend that threatens to roil nations on the brink of instability.

CommentaryMarch 4, 2015

Asian youth feel happy and helpless

The future belongs to the young. This is especially evident in parts of Asia. How young Asians see the world, their own futures and those of their countries often differs from the attitudes of their elders. Their differing views may go a long way toward determining their fate, that of their nations and of Asia.

CommentaryFebruary 23, 2015

Europe’s Kids Are Moody and Depressed

The future belongs to the young. So how the next generation feels and thinks matters to people of all ages. As much as baby boomers may lament it, it is millennials — those coming of age in this new century — who will shape the world’s economic and geopolitical destiny for years to come.

CommentaryFebruary 16, 2015

Young Brits Are Pro-EU, But Will They Vote?

Four decades after the 1975 referendum in which the British electorate voted by a two-to-one majority to join the EU’s predecessor, the European Economic Community, Britain’s relationship with the Continent remains a divisive issue in UK politics.

Multi-section ReportsFebruary 12, 2015

Discontent with Politics Common in Many Emerging and Developing Nations

Widespread Belief That Wealthy Have Too Much Influence

CommentaryJanuary 22, 2015

Torture Report’s Impact on U.S. Image in Europe May Be Muted

With Europe reeling from the recent killings in France by Islamic extremists, it remains to be seen whether European objections to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency’s recently disclosed harsh interrogation practices will impede closer U.S.-European intelligence collaboration.

CommentaryJanuary 21, 2015

Obama Faces Mixed Message From American Public

As the immediate Republican reaction to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address demonstrates, expectations of bipartisan cooperation exist against a backdrop of continuing partisan gridlock in the United States, raising questions about the future course of U.S. foreign policy.

CommentaryJanuary 20, 2015

Talking to a House Divided

Americans support strategic and economic engagement with the rest of the world, but within limits, and they remain divided on many of these issues along partisan lines, whatever their party leaders in Washington say.

Multi-section ReportsDecember 18, 2014

Many in Emerging and Developing Nations Disconnected from Politics

Participation Highest in Middle East

Featured ReportDecember 11, 2014

Pope Francis’ Image Positive in Much of World

Less Well-Known Outside of Latin America and Europe

CommentaryNovember 29, 2014

71% of Indians expect first year of Modi government to boost economy

If the Indian public’s sense of its own well-being and that of the nation does not improve in both absolute and relative terms, the Modi government may eventually be called to account.

CommentaryNovember 25, 2014

Indians Don’t Hate Foreigners and Their Money Anymore

President Barack Obama will travel to India in January to participate in the Indian Republic Day celebration in New Delhi as the chief guest. While there he is expected to talk trade and anti-terrorism with his host Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

CommentaryNovember 17, 2014

Trading Up?

If and when the new Congress considers implementing legislation for the TPP, that legislative fight might expose the dirty little secret of current American trade politics: both Democrats and Republicans in Congress seem to be out of touch with their own political bases on trade issues.