Oct. 30, 2008

Xenophobia on the Continent

(from The National Interest)

Sep. 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.

Jul. 16, 2008

Obamamania Abroad

The Candidate Can Expect a Warm Welcome in Europe, Not So in the Middle East

Jun. 12, 2008

Global Economic Gloom – China and India Notable Exceptions

The latest Pew Global Attitudes survey finds some encouraging signs for America’s global image for the first time this decade. Although views of the United States remain negative in much of the world, favorable ratings have increased modestly since 2007 in 10 of 21 countries where comparative data are available. Many people around the world are paying close attention to the U.S. presidential election.

Feb. 27, 2008

Putin’s Popularity Propels Chosen Successor in Russian Election

Russians Prefer Strength in Their Leader, Economy over Democracy

Jan. 17, 2008

Italy’s Malaise: La Vita Non É Cosí Dolce

Italians’ Spirits Are Flagging – But Not Their Sense of Cultural Superiority