Global Oct. 29, 2003

Global Gender Gaps – Women Like Their Lives Better

All around the world, from rich countries in North America to the poorest nations in Africa and Asia, men and women tend to differ from one another when it comes to their outlook on life, their family, their future and the world at large.

Global Sep. 5, 2003

World Publics Approve Increased International Trade

Though controversy is likely to surround the world trade ministers’ gathering in Cancun, Mexico September 10-14, increased trade is widely supported by the world’s people.

Global Aug. 22, 2003

International Public Concern About North Korea

The six-party talks on North Korea – involving the United States, South Korea, North Korea, China, Japan and Russia – slated to begin Aug. 27 in Beijing reflect global public concern that the regime in Pyongyang poses a serious threat to Asian stability.

Global Jun. 20, 2003

Broad Opposition to Genetically Modified Foods

Rising tensions between the Bush administration and governments of Western Europe over U.S. exports of genetically modified foods highlight the differences in attitudes toward these foods on both sides of the Atlantic.

Global Feb. 27, 2003

American Public Diplomacy in the Islamic World

I am delighted to help this committee achieve a better understanding of how the United States is perceived in the Islamic world. I am not here to make recommendations about how to solve America’s image problems, but rather to give you as much as I can on the nature of the problem.

Global Jan. 31, 2003

Bush Targets Top Global Problem – AIDS

With his decision to dramatically increase U.S. overseas spending on the AIDS epidemic, President Bush is addressing a crisis that dominates the concerns of people around the world.

Global Apr. 29, 2002

International Surveys: What We Are Finding

In the aftermath of Sept. 11, the Pew Research Center and several other major survey organizations have conducted a number of international polls. These surveys have been illuminating, showing a vast opinion gulf between the American public and people elsewhere. Yet they also reveal, surprisingly, the ways in which the United States is admired around the world.