Global Public Opinion in the Bush Years (2001-2008)
Once he takes office, President-elect Barack Obama will have to navigate a world that has grown highly critical of the United States. Since 2001, the Pew Global Attitudes Project has documented a decline in America’s international image amid widespread opposition to U.S. foreign policy.
Global Optimism, Local Fears
Global Media Celebrate Obama Victory – But Cautious Too
A Changed View of American Democracy
Trickle-Down Global Economics
World Already Saw U.S. Influence as Negative
U.S. Traveler Advisory
Where in the World is the Welcome Mat Still Out?
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.
All the World’s a Stage
Views of the U.S. in the Muslim World (from The National Interest)