Religion Jun. 6, 2006

Islam and the West

The well-known scholar and supporter of the Iraq invasion gives his views on progress of the war, confrontation with Iran and democracy in the Muslim world.

Global Jan. 6, 2006

Russia’s Weakened Democratic Embrace

As concerns grow over the state of Russia’s democracy, recent polling by the Pew Global Attitudes Project finds an erosion of support for democracy among the Russian people.

Global Nov. 10, 2005

Arab and Muslim Perceptions of the United States

Testimony to U.S. House International Relations Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Global Feb. 3, 2005

Iraqi Vote Mirrors Desire for Democracy in Muslim World

High voter turnout in Sunday’s elections has strengthened hope that Iraq can ultimately emerge as a model of working democracy in the Muslim world.

Global Jun. 3, 2003

Views of a Changing World 2003

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.