Image of Putin, Russia Suffers Internationally
People around the world broadly think Russia plays a more important role in international affairs than it did a decade ago. But increased stature does not mean being better liked.
Americans leery of China as Trump prepares to meet Xi at G20
Americans have less positive views of China, with a growing share concerned about China’s economic strength instead of its military capabilities.
On global affairs, Americans have more confidence in other world leaders than in Trump
Americans have more confidence in the leaders of France, Japan and Germany to do the right thing regarding world affairs than they have in U.S. President Donald Trump, according to a Pew Research Center poll conducted earlier this year.
5 charts on global views of China
People have taken note that China continues to play an ever-larger role in world affairs. Yet a lack of enthusiasm for Chinese world leadership persists.
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.
Russians Say Their Government Did Not Try to Influence U.S. Presidential Election
Roughly seven-in-ten Russians say their government did not try to meddle in the U.S. presidential election in 2016. However, 85% say the U.S. tries to shape the internal affairs of other countries.
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.
The populist parties that shook up Italy’s election
Here are some key facts about how supporters of Italy’s populist Five Star Movement and League parties stand out from the rest of the Italian public.
Public Supports U.S. Talks With North Korea; Many Doubt Whether Its Leaders Are ‘Serious’
Americans overwhelmingly support direct talks between the United States and North Korea over its nuclear program. However, the public is skeptical about whether North Korea’s leaders are serious about addressing concerns over its nuclear program.
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.