Pakistani Opposition Leaders Get High Marks in Run-up to Elections
When 91% of the public thinks the country is on the wrong track, it’s usually a good sign for the opposition’s electoral hopes, and as Pakistan prepares for parliamentary elections, supporters of two major opposition parties are feeling optimistic. Moreover, as a new Pew Research Center poll highlights, the leaders of those two parties are getting positive reviews from the public.
Anti-American countries can become pro-American. Here’s how South Korea did it.
Vast majority of Pakistanis dissatisfied: poll
On Eve of Elections, a Dismal Public Mood in Pakistan
Overview As Pakistan prepares for national elections, the country’s public mood is exceedingly grim. Roughly nine-in-ten Pakistanis believe the country is on the wrong track, and about eight-in-ten say the economy is in poor shape. Meanwhile, concerns about extremist groups have increased markedly. More than nine-in-ten Pakistanis describe terrorism as a very big problem, and […]
South Korea Topline Questionnaire and Survey Methods
Survey Topline Survey results are based on a national sample. Due to rounding, percentages may not total 100%. The topline “total” columns show 100%, because they are based on unrounded numbers. Not all questions included in the Spring 2013 survey are presented in this topline. Omitted questions have either been previously released or will be […]
President Obama surprisingly ineffective at using soft power
Obama reaching out to Mexican young people, plans blunter message for rest of Central America
Mexico welcomes Obama for listening tour
Malaysia Topline Questionnaire and Survey Methods
Survey Topline • Survey results are based on national samples. • Due to rounding, percentages may not total 100%. The topline “total” columns show 100%, because they are based on unrounded numbers. • Not all questions included in the Spring 2013 survey are presented in this topline. Omitted questions have either been previously released or […]
Little International Support for Arming Syria Rebels
Growing evidence that the Syrian government may have used chemical weapons against its own people has led to demands for the U.S. to intervene in the Syrian civil war. As American pundits and politicians call for intervention, however merited or unjustified those appeals may be on humanitarian grounds, such pleas have yet to rally majority support for such action in America, Europe or the Middle East.
In Middle East, public rejects arming Syrian rebels: poll
Spring 2013 Survey
Below is a map of countries surveyed by the Pew Research Center in Spring 2013. The survey was conducted in 39 countries among 37,653 respondents from March 2 to May 1. View a full list of survey reports from 2013
Obama Visits Mexico Amid Shifting Drug War Strategy
Spring 2013 Survey Data
39-Nation Survey Conducted March 2 – May 1, 2013
Widespread Middle East Fears that Syrian Violence Will Spread
Survey Report As concern mounts about the Syrian government’s possible use of chemical weapons against its own people, publics in the Middle East – especially the Lebanese – are extremely worried about violence spreading to neighboring countries. Nonetheless, a new survey by the Pew Research Center, conducted before news emerged of alleged use of chemical […]
Key issues on Obama’s Mexico trip: Trade, immigration and drug war
How Mexicans See America
Mexican approval ratings of the U.S. are at their highest point since 2009. This boost in America’s image comes amidst rising expectations that Washington may soon reform U.S. immigration laws. The question now is whether the two countries can build on the promise fostered by the proposed immigration policy and cement some of the progress that appears to have been made.
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From bin Laden to Boston
U.S. Image Rebounds in Mexico
Survey Report On the eve of President Barack Obama’s visit to Mexico, the United States is enjoying a resurgence of good will among the Mexican public, with a clear majority favorably inclined toward their northern neighbor and more now expressing confidence in Obama. A national opinion survey of Mexico by the Pew Research Center, conducted […]
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China draining world baby milk supply
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Americans Divided over Immigration Reform
The immigration debate in Washington is likely to heat up in the weeks ahead. Indians, Chinese and others either hoping to migrate to America (even those with advanced skills) or those with loved ones living illegally and precariously within the United States should realize that despite largely supportive rhetoric emanating from both Congress and the White House, the U.S. public remains divided over immigration reform.