Pew Research CenterAugust 22, 2017

U.S. active-duty military presence overseas is at its smallest in decades

The number of active-duty U.S. military troops stationed overseas has dipped below 200,000 for the first time in at least 60 years.

GlobalAugust 1, 2017

Globally, more people see U.S. power and influence as a major threat

Across 30 nations, a median of 38% now say U.S. power and influence poses a major threat to their country, up 13 percentage points from 2013.

GlobalAugust 1, 2017

Greatest Threats Around the World

People around the world identify ISIS and climate change as leading international threats. Many also name cyberattacks from other countries and the condition of the global economy as major challenges.

GlobalAugust 1, 2017

Globally, People Point to ISIS and Climate Change as Leading Security Threats

People around the world identify ISIS and climate change as leading international threats. Many also name cyberattacks from other countries and the condition of the global economy as major challenges.

GlobalJuly 28, 2017

Border wall is Trump’s least popular policy internationally

People around the world strongly disapprove of Trump’s signature policies, but his planned U.S.-Mexico border wall stands out for its unpopularity.

GlobalJuly 13, 2017

Globally, More Name U.S. Than China as World’s Leading Economic Power

Across 38 nations, a median of 42% say the U.S. is the world’s leading economy, while 32% name China. The economic balance of power has shifted in the eyes of some key U.S. allies and trading partners.

GlobalJuly 13, 2017

In Asia-Pacific countries, many are concerned about North Korea’s nuclear program

Americans and many in the Asia-Pacific region hold negative views of North Korea and its nuclear weapons program but are divided on what to do about it.

GlobalJuly 12, 2017

In first months of Trump presidency, Christians account for growing share of U.S. refugee arrivals

More Christian than Muslim refugees have been admitted to the United States in the first months of the Trump administration, reversing a trend that had seen Muslims outnumber Christians in the final fiscal year under President Barack Obama, a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. State Department refugee data has found.

GlobalJuly 6, 2017

Most G20 countries have little confidence in Putin, Trump on world affairs

Few people in G20 member countries have confidence in either Donald Trump or Vladimir Putin to do the right thing regarding world affairs.

GlobalJuly 5, 2017

On world affairs, most G20 countries more confident in Merkel than Trump

Among 17 Group of Twenty member countries, residents in just two countries have substantially more confidence in Trump than in Merkel on world affairs.