Multi-section ReportsJuly 21, 2011

Muslim-Western Tensions Persist

Muslim and Western publics continue to largely agree that relations between them are poor, and disagree about who is at fault – Muslims largely blame Westerners, while those in the West generally blame Muslims. However, in both Western and predominantly Muslim nations, there is a shared concern about the threat posed by Islamic extremism.

Multi-section ReportsFebruary 4, 2010

Mixed Views of Hamas and Hezbollah in Largely Muslim Nations

Across predominantly Muslim nations, there is little enthusiasm for the extremist Islamic organizations Hamas and Hezbollah, although there are pockets of support for both groups, especially in the Middle East.

CommentaryOctober 30, 2008

Xenophobia on the Continent

(from The National Interest)

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 17, 2008

Unfavorable Views of Jews and Muslims on the Increase in Europe

Growing numbers of people in several major European countries say they have an unfavorable opinion of Jews, and opinions of Muslims also are more negative than they were several years ago. These findings are from a new Pew Global Attitudes Project report, based on data gathered from 24 countries from regions throughout the world, that examine worldwide religiosity and take a close look at Muslim publics’ attitudes toward terrorism, Osama bin Laden, Hamas, Hezbollah and more.

CommentaryMay 5, 2008

All the World’s a Stage

Views of the U.S. in the Muslim World (from The National Interest)

CommentaryNovember 20, 2006

Europeans Debate the Scarf and the Veil

Except in France, most Muslim women choose to cover their heads — but many among the general public disapprove

CommentaryAugust 17, 2006

The French-Muslim Connection

Is France Doing a Better Job of Integration than Its Critics?

CommentaryJuly 26, 2006

Lebanon’s Muslims: Relatively Secular and Pro-Christian

But Support for Terrorism and Anti-Semitism are Widespread

CommentaryJuly 18, 2006

Islam and the West: Searching for Common Ground

Remarks of Andrew Kohut to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing

Multi-section ReportsJuly 6, 2006

Muslims in Europe: Economic Worries Top Concerns About Religious and Cultural Identity

Few Signs of Backlash From Western Europeans

CommentaryMay 23, 2006

Where Terrorism Finds Support in the Muslim World

That May Depend on How You Define It – and Who Are the Targets

Multi-section ReportsJuly 14, 2005

Islamic Extremism: Common Concern for Muslim and Western Publics

Concerns over Islamic extremism, extensive in the West even before this month’s terrorist attacks in London, are shared to a considerable degree by the publics in several predominantly Muslim nations surveyed.