Media MentionsDecember 31, 2013

2013: In Europe, some sunshine but spreading euroskepticism

Christian Science Monitor

CommentaryDecember 20, 2013

Americans Deeply Divided on Foreign Policy

With national debates looming next year over Iran, Syria, the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, trade and China, continued partisan discord is probably unavoidable. What may be different this time is the shear depth of that partisan divide.

CommentaryDecember 18, 2013


As free trade negotiations with Europe proceed, Americans seem predisposed toward trade liberalization, especially with the European Union. But concerns about the impact of trade on wages and jobs and a generational pivot toward Asia suggest that TTIP is not a slam dunk.

CommentaryDecember 17, 2013

A Not So “Special Relationship”

On discreet foreign policy issues of topical bilateral concern, there is often general agreement on broad issues between the British and American publics and disagreement on specifics.

CommentaryDecember 17, 2013

Public Opinion May Restrict Obama’s Second-Term Foreign Policy

Recent developments regarding Iran, Syria and China suggest that President Barack Obama, like his predecessors, will concentrate more on international issues as his presidency winds down. The American public, however, may not let him do so.

Media MentionsDecember 14, 2013

Taiwan remains source of China-US conflict: poll

Taipei Times

Media MentionsDecember 12, 2013

Gays could add up to a huge vote bank of about 100 million

Times of India

Media MentionsDecember 11, 2013

Chinese don’t see United States as an enemy, study finds, but they distrust its government

Washington Post

Media MentionsDecember 11, 2013

Mandela’s greatest achievement may be yet to come

Deseret News

Media MentionsDecember 9, 2013

Economic inequality might be a tough sell for Obama and the Democrats

Washington Post

CommentaryDecember 5, 2013

NSA Spying: A Threat to U.S. Interests?

Revelations by Edward Snowden of U.S. National Security Agency spying have exposed both similarities and differences in public attitudes toward privacy among Europeans and Americans.

CommentaryDecember 4, 2013

Americans See Declining U.S. Prestige

The American public thinks that the United States does too much to try to solve the world’s problems, and increasing percentages want the U.S. to “mind its own business internationally” and pay more attention to problems at home.

Media MentionsDecember 4, 2013

The President, the Pope and the People

New York Times

CommentaryDecember 4, 2013

India ‘More Important’ Than China As an Ally to U.S.

While Americans are more open to economic engagement than they have been in the past, they also continue to exhibit a wariness about refocusing U.S. policy toward Asia and have misgivings about accepting more high-skilled immigrants.

CommentaryDecember 4, 2013

Downward-Facing Obama

Foreign policy, once a relative strength for President Obama, has now become a target of substantial criticism among both the general public and foreign policy experts.

CommentaryDecember 4, 2013

Most Americans Want Washington to Mind Its Own Business Overseas

Americans’ willingness to take on new international burdens is at an all-time low, and it is not clear that a rebalancing of U.S. interests and engagement toward East, Southeast and South Asia has the full support of the American people.

Media MentionsDecember 2, 2013

Opinion: U.S. VP Joe Biden flies into diplomatic turbulence in Asia


Media MentionsDecember 1, 2013

Clarity, Confidence Needed in France

New York Times

Media MentionsNovember 27, 2013

China’s Limited Influence

New York Times

Media MentionsNovember 26, 2013

Clinton Seeks State Dept. Legacy Beyond That of Globe-Trotter

New York Times

Media MentionsNovember 23, 2013

Keeping Watch

The Economist

CommentaryNovember 21, 2013

Americans and Israelis Don’t See Eye to Eye on Iran

As negotiators convene in Geneva in an effort to reach agreement on curbing Iran’s nuclear program, the American people are supportive of a deal, even though they are fairly cynical about the likelihood of it working.

Media MentionsNovember 21, 2013

China to Replace US as World’s Biggest Economy in Eight Years

International Business Times

Media MentionsNovember 21, 2013

50 years on, the enduring lessons of JFK’s presidency


CommentaryNovember 19, 2013

U.S. Image on Roller Coaster Ride Since Cold War

America’s rise in the 50 years since President Kennedy was killed has been far from trouble-free – and America’s international standing since the fall of its great Cold War rival has reflected the ups, downs and uncertainties of the past five decades.

Media MentionsNovember 15, 2013

Youth unemployment could tear Europe apart, warns WEF

The Telegraph

Media MentionsNovember 14, 2013

Homosexuality still a crime in 38 African countries

Al Jazeera

Media MentionsNovember 8, 2013

Rob Ford, Toronto’s crack-smoking mayor: Finally, a famous Canadian politician!

Washington Post

Survey ReportsNovember 8, 2013

Despite Challenges, Africans Are Optimistic about the Future

Survey Report Even though many in Africa continue to face serious financial adversity, their economic outlook is more positive than many others around the world, and they are hopeful about their children’s future. Overall, Africans, along with Asians and Latin Americans, tend to express more positive views about economic conditions than do Europeans and Middle […]

Media MentionsNovember 7, 2013

A lack of transatlantic trust

European Voice