Survey Reports Jun. 1, 2011

Japanese Resilient, but See Economic Challenges Ahead

U.S. Applauded for Relief Efforts

Survey Reports May. 17, 2011

Arab Spring Fails to Improve U.S. Image

Obama’s Challenge in the Muslim World

Survey Reports May. 2, 2011

Osama bin Laden Largely Discredited Among Muslim Publics in Recent Years

al Qaeda Too

Survey Reports Apr. 25, 2011

Egyptians Embrace Revolt Leaders, Religious Parties and Military, As Well

U.S. Wins No Friends, End of Treaty With Israel Sought

Commentary Mar. 31, 2011

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.

Commentary Mar. 8, 2011

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.

Commentary Jan. 31, 2011

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.

Survey Reports Dec. 15, 2010

Global Publics Embrace Social Networking

Computer and Cell Phone Usage Up Around the World

Survey Reports Dec. 2, 2010

Muslim Publics Divided on Hamas and Hezbollah

Most Embrace a Role for Islam in Politics

Survey Reports Oct. 20, 2010

Indians See Threat From Pakistan, Extremist Groups

America's Image Remains Strong

Survey Reports Sep. 22, 2010

Brazilians Upbeat About Their Country, Despite Its Problems

Most See Brazil as Rising Power

Survey Reports Sep. 7, 2010

Turks Downbeat About Their Institutions

Even Military Less Well-Regarded

Commentary Aug. 27, 2010

Obama’s Middle East Problem

While global publics largely take a positive view of President Obama, he receives his lowest marks on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – and his ratings are especially poor in the Arab nations of the Middle East.

Survey Reports Aug. 12, 2010

Mexicans Continue Support for Drug War

Sense of Progress and Support for U.S. Involvement Decline

Survey Reports Jul. 29, 2010

Concern About Extremist Threat Slips in Pakistan

America's Image Remains Poor

Survey Reports Jul. 8, 2010

Widespread Support For Banning Full Islamic Veil in Western Europe

Most Americans Disapprove

Survey Reports Jul. 1, 2010

Gender Equality Universally Embraced, But Inequalities Acknowledged

Men’s Lives Often Seen as Better

Survey Reports Jun. 17, 2010

Obama More Popular Abroad Than At Home, Global Image of U.S. Continues to Benefit

Muslim Disappointment

Commentary May. 19, 2010

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.

Commentary Apr. 7, 2010

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.

Commentary Mar. 29, 2010

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.

Commentary Mar. 18, 2010

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.

Commentary Mar. 5, 2010

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.

Survey Reports Feb. 4, 2010

Mixed Views of Hamas and Hezbollah in Largely Muslim Nations

Little Enthusiasm for Many Muslim Leaders

Commentary Jan. 20, 2010

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.

Commentary Jan. 14, 2010

Ukraine’s National Election – a Problem of Democracy?

Economy, Poor Leadership, Corruption Key

Commentary Jan. 12, 2010

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

Commentary Dec. 17, 2009

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.

Commentary Dec. 3, 2009

Negative Views of U.S. Unchanged in Turkey

But Some Signs of Improvement

Commentary Dec. 2, 2009

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