GlobalOctober 9, 2018

How the world views the U.S. and its president in 9 charts

On balance, people around the world continue to give the United States favorable ratings and say it respects the individual liberties of its people. More countries also prefer the U.S. as the world’s leading power over China. At the same time, many express frustration about America’s role in the world and say they have little confidence in President Donald Trump to do the right thing in world affairs

U.S. PoliticsOctober 5, 2018

After 17 years of war in Afghanistan, more say U.S. has failed than succeeded in achieving its goals

About half of U.S. adults say the country’s mission in Afghanistan has mostly failed in achieving its goals, while about a third say it has mostly succeeded.

GlobalOctober 4, 2018

6 charts on how Russians and Americans see each other

Americans’ views of Russia have declined in the past year, as have Russians’ views of the United States. See six charts on public opinion about the relationship between the two nations.

GlobalOctober 1, 2018

Trump’s International Ratings Remain Low, Especially Among Key Allies

Donald Trump’s international image remains poor, and ratings for the U.S. have declined since his election. Yet most people around the world still want the U.S., not China, as the world’s leading power.

Pew Research CenterJuly 13, 2018

Key public opinion findings on Trump, Putin and the countries they lead

Most Americans expressed an unfavorable opinion of Putin earlier this year, but Russians have a relatively positive view of Trump. Globally, there is low confidence in Putin and Trump on international affairs.

Pew Research CenterJuly 9, 2018

NATO is seen favorably in many member countries, but almost half of Americans say it does too little

Across all 12 NATO member countries, a median of 61% approved of the alliance last spring. Many Americans say NATO does too little to solve global problems.

Pew Research CenterJune 11, 2018

5 facts about how the U.S. and its allies see North Korea

Eyes turn to Singapore this week as President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un prepare to meet for the first time. While previous communication between the two leaders was marked by hostility, the meeting came about following North Korea’s more recent promises to suspend missile tests and discuss denuclearization. Here are five […]

Pew Research CenterMay 9, 2018

U.S. international relations scholars, global citizens differ sharply on views of threats to their country

U.S. foreign policy scholars are more concerned about climate change and less worried about ISIS and refugees than the U.S. public and general publics abroad.

U.S. PoliticsMay 8, 2018

Public Is Skeptical of the Iran Agreement – and Trump’s Handling of the Issue

As Donald Trump prepares to announce his long-awaited decision on the Iran nuclear agreement, more Americans say they disapprove (40%) than approve (32%) of the agreement.

Pew Research CenterApril 13, 2018

U.S. foreign policy experts are more pessimistic about democracy than their European counterparts

Foreign policy experts on opposite sides of the Atlantic have markedly different assessments of the way democracy is working in their countries.