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.
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.
4 charts on how Russians see their country’s place in the world
The Russian public feels confident about their country’s global standing, even as signs of discontent emerge at home.
Russians Remain Confident in Putin's Global Leadership
A majority of Russians say their country has improved its international standing, and many are confident in Putin’s handling of global issues. Economic views are mixed and corruption remains a concern.
Public Supports Syria Missile Strikes, but Few See a ‘Clear Plan’ for Addressing Situation
Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents are about three times as likely as Republicans and Republican leaners to say the U.S. has a responsibility to accept refugees from Syria.
Americans’ Views of China Improve as Economic Concerns Ease
In case of conflict, most Americans back using force to defend Asian allies against China.
How America Changed During Barack Obama’s Presidency
Pew Research Center President Michael Dimock examines the changes – some profound, some subtle – that the U.S. experienced during Barack Obama’s presidency.
4 factors driving anti-establishment sentiment in Europe
Learn more about a variety of factors driving the anti-establishment sentiments that are spreading throughout much of Europe.
Europeans Fear Wave of Refugees Will Mean More Terrorism, Fewer Jobs
The refugee crisis and the threat of terrorism are very much related in the minds of many Europeans. Across the EU there are also sharp ideological divides on views about minorities, diversity and national identity.
Public Uncertain, Divided Over America’s Place in the World
Most Americans say it would be better if the U.S. just dealt with its own problems and let other countries deal with their own problems as best they can.