U.S. PoliticsApril 20, 2017

Share of Democrats calling Russia ‘greatest danger’ to U.S. is at its highest since end of Cold War

Nearly four-in-ten Democrats (39%) name Russia as the country that represents the greatest danger to the United States – the highest percentage expressing this view in nearly three decades.

GlobalApril 5, 2017

Americans hold very negative views of North Korea amid nuclear tensions

Overall, 78% of Americans have an unfavorable view of the communist nation ruled by Kim Jong Un, with 61% holding a very unfavorable opinion.

GlobalFebruary 10, 2017

Americans have grown more negative toward China over the past decade

U.S. negativity toward China increased by 26 percentage points since 2006, and it has been higher than Chinese negativity toward the U.S. every year since 2014.

Fact TankDecember 29, 2016

Tillerson would be first secretary of state without military or government experience

At least four secretaries of state previously worked as top executives for large private-sector companies.

GlobalJuly 6, 2016

Support for NATO is widespread among member nations

A median of 57% across the 11 NATO member countries surveyed voiced favorable views of the coalition, with only about a quarter (median of 27%) expressing negative opinions.

GlobalJune 14, 2016

Where Americans and Europeans agree, disagree on foreign policy

The United States and its European allies have maintained a strong transatlantic relationship for more than half a century, even if Americans and Europeans have not always seen eye-to-eye on foreign policy issues.

Fact TankMarch 30, 2016

Prior to Lahore bombing, Pakistanis were critical of Taliban and other extremist groups

A Pew Research Center spring 2015 survey found that Pakistanis were extremely critical of these terrorist organizations and supported government action to fight extremists.

Fact TankMarch 30, 2016

6 facts about how Americans and Chinese see each other

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s tour of the United States comes at a time of many tensions between the two nations. Our surveys capture American public opinion toward China, and Chinese public opinion toward the U.S.

Fact TankMarch 9, 2016

Americans, Canadians differ in concern about climate change

A majority (56%) of Canadians say climate change is harming people now, while only 41% of Americans agree.

Fact TankMarch 2, 2016

UN peacekeeping at new highs after post-Cold War surge and decline

The number of UN peacekeeping forces around the world has peaked in recent months after falling off in the late 1990s, following a period of trial and error for UN interventions.