The year ahead promises both challenges and opportunities for transatlantic relations. The next 12 months could prove to be consequential for both security and economic ties between Europe and the United States.
New Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych’s move to ban Ukraine from becoming a member of NATO is not without a base of public support.
Opinion of the U.N. has grown more positive since 2007 in many countries, and nowhere have favorable ratings improved as much as in the U.S.
Troop increases may face considerable opposition in many NATO countries, which were opposed to Obama?s original call for more forces
Surveys in 15 Countries Find Most Have Favorable Views of the Agency – Though Not in the Middle East
Leaders Earn Generally Low Marks for Dealing with World Issues
The speed of the war in Iraq and the prevailing belief that the Iraqi people are better off as a result have modestly improved the image of America. But in most countries, opinions of the U.S. are markedly lower than they were a year ago.