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 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.

GlobalJune 21, 2017

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.

GlobalJune 20, 2017

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.

U.S. PoliticsApril 12, 2017

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.

GlobalApril 4, 2017

Americans’ Views of China Improve as Economic Concerns Ease

In case of conflict, most Americans back using force to defend Asian allies against China.

U.S. PoliticsJanuary 10, 2017

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.

GlobalDecember 6, 2016

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.

GlobalJuly 12, 2016

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.

U.S. PoliticsMay 5, 2016

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.