Mexicans Continue Support for Drug War
Sense of Progress and Support for U.S. Involvement Decline
Concern About Extremist Threat Slips in Pakistan
America's Image Remains Poor
Widespread Support For Banning Full Islamic Veil in Western Europe
Most Americans Disapprove
Gender Equality Universally Embraced, But Inequalities Acknowledged
Men’s Lives Often Seen as Better
Obama More Popular Abroad Than At Home, Global Image of U.S. Continues to Benefit
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mixed Views of Hamas and Hezbollah in Largely Muslim Nations
Little Enthusiasm for Many Muslim Leaders
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.
Ukraine’s National Election – a Problem of Democracy?
Economy, Poor Leadership, Corruption Key
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
Little Support for Terrorism Among Muslim Americans
Recent events have raised questions about the threat of homegrown terrorism in the U.S., but survey results show that Muslim Americans overwhelmingly reject extremism.
Negative Views of U.S. Unchanged in Turkey
But Some Signs of Improvement
Global Warming Seen as a Major Problem Around the World Less Concern in the U.S., China and Russia
Less Concern in the U.S., China and Russia
Europeans and Americans Share Concerns About Iran’s Nuclear Program
Russians Less Worried
Obama Popular in Japan, China and South Korea
But Only Modest Improvements in U.S. Image
Americans and Western Europeans Agree on Afghanistan-Pakistan Extremist Threat
Consensus Despite Divisions on Afghan War
End of Communism Cheered but Now with More Reservations
The Pulse of Europe 2009: 20 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall
Obama’s Nobel Prize
The Peace Prize award is another sign of the president’s international appeal; his election lifted America’s image around the globe
Most Mexicans See Better Life in U.S. – One-In-Three Would Migrate
Troubled by Crime, the Economy, Drugs and Corruption
Obama Addresses More Popular U.N.
Ratings Improved the Most in the U.S.
U.S. Image Improved in Canada
But Many Differ With Obama on Afghanistan
Declining Support for bin Laden and Suicide Bombing
Many fewer among Muslim publics express confidence in bin Laden or support violence against civilians in defense of Islam
Few in NATO Support Call For Additional Forces in Afghanistan
Troop increases may face considerable opposition in many NATO countries, which were opposed to Obama?s original call for more forces
Pakistani Public Opinion
Growing Concerns about Extremism, Continuing Discontent with U.S.
Obamamania Missing in Muslim World
Only Modest Changes in U.S. Image in Predominantly Muslim Countries
Confidence in Obama Lifts U.S. Image Around the World
Most Muslim Publics Not So Easily Moved