Key findings about India ahead of its national election
On the eve of their parliamentary election, a new poll finds Indians are disgruntled about the state of their nation, deeply worried about a range of problems facing their society and supportive of new leadership in New Delhi. However, they remain fairly upbeat about the economic prospects for both India and the next generation. Notwithstanding […]
Nearly Half of Public Says ‘Right Amount’ of Malaysian Jet Coverage
The public followed news about the missing Malaysia Airlines plane more closely than any other story last week. While the story has attracted extensive news coverage, most Americans do not feel there has been too much coverage of the missing jetliner.
Michelle Obama to visit China, focus on education
Given other economic and environmental problems, however, education is not high on the minds of the Chinese public.
Indians’ support for Modi, BJP shows an itch for change
The Indian public, by a margin of more than three-to-one, would prefer the Bharatiya Janata Party rather than the ruling Indian National Congress party to lead the next Indian government.
Indians Want Political Change
Seven-in-ten Indians are dissatisfied with the way things are going in India today, and a majority would favor the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party in the upcoming parliamentary elections.
More Say U.S. Has Failed than Succeeded in Iraq, Afghanistan
Fewer than half of Republicans, Democrats and independents say the U.S. has mostly succeeded in achieving its goals in either country. Public evaluations of both wars have turned more negative in recent years.
Attitudes about Aging Vary Widely in Rapidly Graying World
Concern about aging is highest in East Asia and Europe, where populations are aging the fastest. Americans are less concerned.
U.S.-China Relations: Key Data Points from Pew Research
Just a third of the American public has a favorable view of China. When Americans were asked their opinion about twelve nations in an Oct. 30-Nov. 6 survey, only 33% said they had a favorable view of China. In 2011, 51% of Americans had a very or somewhat favorable view of China, a figure that […]
Extremists, cyber-attacks top Americans’ security threat list
While Americans say they want the U.S. to mind its own business and focus on issues at home, they remain concerned about the security threats that face the nation in 2014.