Andrew Kohut writes in the Wall Street Journal that when Americans look at the world's trouble spots, majorities are inclined to say they aren't our problem.
While Hillary Clinton had to contend with “Clinton fatigue” in her 2008 race for president, “Obama fatigue” is her potential stumbling block this time.
An analysis of Census Department data on voters show that the U.S. electorate will look far different in 2060 than it does now.
Pakistanis will go to the polls Saturday in parliamentary elections that mark the first democratic transition from one elected civilian government to another in their country’s 66-year history. But support for democracy is thin in Pakistan.
Jeffrey Passel, a senior demographer for the Pew Research Center, describes how the number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. was calculated and what impact new immigration proposals may have on this group.
Kim Parker, associate director of the Pew Research Center's Social & Demographic Trends Project, and Wendy Wang, research associate, answer questions from readers on the Modern Parenthood survey,
Pew Research Center's Amanda Lenhart and Lee Rainie took questions from readers about our "Teens and Tech" report in a Facebook chat conducted March 14, 2013.
The Senate on Thursday confirmed John Brennan to be the new director of the CIA after several senators took part in a filibuster focusing on the administration's drone strategy. A majority of Americans support drone strikes against suspected terrorist targets abroad, but some (31%) express concerns are about the legality of the program.
The U.S. drone campaign against suspected terrorists is drawing new attention on Capitol Hill with the nomination of White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan to be Director of Central Intelligence. But outside of the United States, opinion on the use of drones for targeted killings is already clear: there is considerable opposition to the drone campaign in a majority of nations surveyed.
In December 2011, the Pew Research Center examined the roles and attitudes of female military veterans and found that, while many combat roles were withheld from female veterans, women in the military did report experiencing combat and had many of the same issues as men during their transition back into civilian life.