U.S. Politics Jun. 22, 2006

A Small Boost for Bush

Americans are more optimistic about the U.S. achieving its goals in Iraq.

Global Jun. 14, 2006

America’s Image Slips

The 2006 Pew Global Attitudes survey finds that America’s image has again slipped in most of the 15 countries surveyed and support for the U.S.-led war on terrorism has declined even among close U.S. allies such as Japan.

U.S. Politics May. 15, 2006

The Iraq-Vietnam Difference

This time, the opposition runs strongly along party lines.

U.S. Politics Feb. 21, 2006

Youth and War

Neither hawks nor doves, America’s youth are more willing than their elders to give both war and peace a chance. A new poll analysis finds that generational differences on the use of force confound the stereotypes.

U.S. Politics Feb. 3, 2006

Bush’s Concern Over Isolationism Reflects More Than Just Rhetoric

When President Bush delivered a strong warning against isolationism in his State of the Union address, he was speaking to a recent and dramatic turn in public opinion, indicated by Pew polling.

Global Mar. 16, 2004

A Year After Iraq War

A year after the war in Iraq, discontent with America and its policies has intensified rather than diminished.

Global Jun. 3, 2003

Views of a Changing World 2003

The speed of the war in Iraq and the prevailing belief that the Iraqi people are better off as a result have modestly improved the image of America. But in most countries, opinions of the U.S. are markedly lower than they were a year ago.

Global Mar. 18, 2003

America’s Image Further Erodes, Europeans Want Weaker Ties

Anti-war sentiment and disapproval of President Bush’s international policies continue to erode America’s image among the publics of its allies.

Global Dec. 4, 2002

What the World Thinks in 2002

Despite an initial outpouring of public sympathy for America following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, discontent with the United States has grown around the world over the past two years.

Global Apr. 29, 2002

International Surveys: What We Are Finding

In the aftermath of Sept. 11, the Pew Research Center and several other major survey organizations have conducted a number of international polls. These surveys have been illuminating, showing a vast opinion gulf between the American public and people elsewhere. Yet they also reveal, surprisingly, the ways in which the United States is admired around the world.