Pew Research CenterMay 23, 2014

Egypt Isn’t Stable

Former Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is certain to emerge victorious. While international observers and his Islamist rivals will question the legitimacy of his victory, Sisi will emerge from the vote in control of the Egyptian state.

Pew Research CenterMay 22, 2014

One Year after Morsi’s Ouster, Divides Persist on El-Sisi, Muslim Brotherhood

Frustration Mounts as Confidence in Democracy Wanes

Pew Research CenterMay 12, 2014

A Fragile Rebound for EU Image on Eve of European Parliament Elections

EU Favorability Rises, but Majorities Say Their Voice Is Not Heard in Brussels

Pew Research CenterMay 9, 2014

Americans Simply Don’t Care About Peace in the Middle East

No one said a Middle East peace deal was going to be easy. Brokering such an agreement has been a lost cause for what’s now a long line of U.S. presidents. As always, Israelis, Palestinians, and Americans have begun to point fingers over who is to blame for the recent breakdown.

Pew Research CenterMay 8, 2014

Despite Concerns about Governance, Ukrainians Want to Remain One Country

Many Leery of Russian Influence, as Putin Gets Boost at Home

Pew Research CenterMay 2, 2014

Americans want to steer clear of Ukraine crisis

As the crisis in Ukraine deepens, Americans back the kind of economic sanctions against Russia recently announced by the Obama administration. But even as allegations mount of covert Russian intervention in Ukraine, a war-weary American public doesn’t back getting tougher on Moscow.

Pew Research CenterMay 1, 2014

Public Health a Major Priority in African Nations

Improving Hospitals, Dealing with HIV/AIDS are Top Issues

Pew Research CenterApril 24, 2014

Who’s Down with TPP?

Elements of both the Obama administration’s signature trade initiatives, while generally backed by the public, have been subject to criticism and face an uncertain future on Capitol Hill, where Congress will eventually have to approve any final agreements.

Pew Research CenterApril 22, 2014

Indians See Rape as a Major National Problem

Majorities Say Laws and Law Enforcement Are Inadequate

Pew Research CenterApril 15, 2014

Global Views on Morality

Compare Values across 40 Countries

Pew Research CenterApril 10, 2014

Despite Protectionist Image, Americans Want Freer Trade with Japan

Broad American support for international commerce, for increased trade with Japan and for the TPP suggests the political climate in Washington for congressional consideration of an eventual TPP deal may not be as negative as it might appear given the current negotiating deadlock over details of the trade agreement.

Pew Research CenterApril 9, 2014

Support in Principle for U.S.-EU Trade Pact

But Some Americans and Germans Wary of TTIP Details

Pew Research CenterApril 4, 2014

China or America? Indians Pick U.S.

As Indians head to the polls over the next six weeks, their country again finds itself in a world with two preeminent powers: this time, China and the United States.

Pew Research CenterApril 1, 2014

Worry, but Wait

Russia’s annexation of Crimea and China’s territorial ambitions in the East and South China Seas are a stark reminder that balance of power politics are alive and well in the 21st century, long after some pundits dismissed them as relics of a bygone era.

Pew Research CenterMarch 31, 2014

Indians Reflect on Their Country & the World

Troubled by Economic Problems, Corruption, Pakistan and China

Pew Research CenterMarch 21, 2014

Turkey’s Twitter Block and Global Internet Freedom

Vladimir Putin has never been a fan of a free press or open public debates, but the Ukraine crisis has provided the Kremlin with a new favorite target for cracking down even more harshly on political expression: cyberspace.

Pew Research CenterMarch 19, 2014

Emerging and Developing Nations Want Freedom on the Internet

Young Especially Opposed to Censorship

Pew Research CenterMarch 13, 2014

Worldwide, Many See Belief in God as Essential to Morality

Richer Nations Are Exception

Pew Research CenterMarch 12, 2014

Will Ukraine Crisis Hasten Decline of Russia’s Global Image?

Regardless of what happens in the coming days and weeks in Ukraine, it is already apparent that the crisis has taken its toll on some key players in the court of international opinion: Russia, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Western solidarity and U.S. President Barack Obama.

Pew Research CenterMarch 12, 2014

Let’s Sit This One Out

As Europe and the United States struggle to come up with a unified response to Russia’s military encroachment in Ukraine, one of their biggest challenges may be to convince their publics to take any strong action at all.

Pew Research CenterFebruary 27, 2014

Everything’s Coming Up Modi

The Indian public would prefer Narendra Modi’s right-of-center, Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party rather than the ruling left-of-center Indian National Congress party to lead the next Indian government.

Pew Research CenterFebruary 27, 2014

Indians Dissatisfied with Direction of Country

Indians are dissatisfied with the way things are going in their country today, and they would prefer the Hindu nationalist opposition Bharatiya Janata Party to lead the next Indian government, rather than the current governing coalition led by the left-of-center Indian National Congress party.

Pew Research CenterFebruary 26, 2014

Indians Want Political Change

Modi Viewed More Favorably than Gandhi

Pew Research CenterFebruary 13, 2014

Greater Technology Use Linked to Higher Per Capita Income

Technology usage is strongly correlated with national income across the countries surveyed. Countries with a higher GDP per capita generally have higher rates of smartphone ownership and internet and social networking use, while poorer countries tend to have lower rates of technology usage. Mouse over the countries below to reveal technology use and GDP per […]

Pew Research CenterFebruary 13, 2014

Emerging Nations Embrace Internet, Mobile Technology

Cell Phones Nearly Ubiquitous in Many Countries

Pew Research CenterFebruary 6, 2014

Demographic Clocks Ticking All across Asia

By Bruce Stokes, Director of Global Economic Attitudes, Pew Research Center Special to Nikkei East Asia’s demographic clock is ticking, and it’s loudest in Japan. But by the middle of the century South Korea may face an equal aging challenge, with China not far behind. Meanwhile, few East Asians are confident of an adequate standard […]

Pew Research CenterFebruary 3, 2014

The Cost of Growing Older

By 2050, rapidly graying populations are likely to impose an unprecedented fiscal burden on the United States, many European countries, Japan, and South Korea.

Pew Research CenterJanuary 30, 2014

What the Graying World Can Teach America

Fiscal and societal burdens of an aging America are far from unique; Europe and increasingly much of Asia face a far more challenging future in which there is a mismatch between demographics and slowing economic growth.

Pew Research CenterJanuary 30, 2014

Global Population Estimates by Age, 1950-2050

The demographic future for the U.S. and the world looks very different than the recent past. Growth from 1950 to 2010 was rapid—the global population nearly tripled, and the U.S. population doubled. However, population growth from 2010 to 2050 is projected to be significantly slower and is expected to tilt strongly to the oldest age […]

Pew Research CenterJanuary 30, 2014

Attitudes about Aging: A Global Perspective

In a Rapidly Graying World, Japanese Are Worried, Americans Aren’t