Modbama: A Budding Bromance
As the American and Indian publics warm toward one another, a head of state affinity may lead to stronger ties.
Are Africans Optimistic About the Future?
As the world sets new development goals, sub-Saharan Africans see hope and challenges ahead — and say they still need aid.
Corruption, Pollution, Inequality Are Top Concerns in China
Many Worry about Threats to Traditions and Culture
Facebook’s ‘Dislike’ Button Is Going to Get a Lot of Use in Asia
When it comes to being friends and playing nice in Asia, there’s not a lot of love to go around.
The Modi Bounce
Indians Give Their Prime Minister and Economy High Marks, Worry about Crime, Jobs, Prices, Corruption
Health Care, Education Are Top Priorities in Sub-Saharan Africa
Most Are Optimistic about Economic Future
Americans’ Concerns about China: Economics, Cyberattacks, Human Rights Top the List
Republicans Especially Likely to See Threats from China
How Asia-Pacific Publics See Each Other and Their National Leaders
Japan Viewed Most Favorably, No Leader Enjoys Majority Support
Declining Ratings for Mexico’s Peña Nieto
Fewer Say Government Is Making Progress against Drug Cartels
NATO’s Rot From Within
A worrying percentage of European publics don’t want to honor the fundamental tenet of the Atlantic alliance.
Russia, Putin Held in Low Regard around the World
Russia’s Image Trails U.S. across All Regions
Legacy of WWII Still Evident in German and Japanese Public Opinion and Relevant Today in Dealing with Russia and China
As the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and the Japanese surrender ending World War II approaches the publics of former enemy nations have unresolved views of their country’s involvement in the largest military conflict in history.
Global Publics: Economic Conditions Are Bad
But Positive Sentiment Rebounding in Europe, Japan, U.S.
Latin Americans Approve of U.S. Re-establishing Diplomatic Ties with Cuba
But Publics Have Mixed Views of Cuba and Little Confidence in Raul Castro
Extremism Concerns Growing in West and Predominantly Muslim Countries
Worries Especially Widespread in Western Europe and U.S.
Mixed public response to America’s pivot to Asia
In the October 2011 edition of the journal Foreign Policy, then-U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wrote that the U.S. planned to pivot to Asia.
Climate Change Seen as Top Global Threat
Americans, Europeans, Middle Easterners Focus on ISIS as Greatest Danger
A Global Middle Class Is More Promise than Reality
From 2001 to 2011, Nearly 700 Million Step Out of Poverty, but Most Only Barely
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
Iran’s Global Image Mostly Negative
Israel, Arab States Share Unfavorable View of Middle East Neighbor
NATO Publics Blame Russia for Ukrainian Crisis, but Reluctant to Provide Military Aid
In Russia, Anti-Western Views and Support for Putin Surge
2015 EU Survey Presentation
This presentation examines public opinion in six European Union countries: France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain and the United Kingdom.
Faith in European Project Reviving
But Most Say Rise of Eurosceptic Parties Is a Good Thing
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.
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.
Germany’s America Angst
Ongoing Russian intervention in Ukraine has been met with U.S. and European economic sanctions against Moscow.
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, […]
Germany and the United States: Reliable Allies
But Disagreement on Russia, Global Leadership and Trade
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.
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.