Almost seven months into Donald Trump’s presidency, the president is losing “bigly” on the world stage. According to polling by the Pew Research Centre, belief in the US’ ability to lead in world affairs is at an all time low.
Bruce Stokes, director of global economic attitudes, presented Pew Research Center findings on European attitudes toward the European Union (EU) in Brussels, Paris, Warsaw, Berlin and London.
Across 38 nations, a median of 42% say the U.S. is the world’s leading economy, while 32% name China. But the economic balance of power has shifted in the eyes of some key U.S. allies and trading partners.
On June 27, 2017, Richard Wike, director of global attitudes research, presented new Pew Research Center findings on global views of the United States at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.
President Trump and many of his key policies are broadly unpopular around the globe, and ratings for the U.S. have declined steeply in many nations.
The resounding June 18 victory of the pro-European Union En Marche party in the French National Assembly elections suggests, to paraphrase Mark Twain, that reports of the imminent death of the EU were premature.
A majority of Russians say their country has improved its international standing, and many are confident in Putin’s handling of global issues. Economic views are mixed and corruption remains a concern.
As of 2015, nearly 20 million people, or about 4% of the EU’s birth population, lived in a European country in which they were not born.
While few citizens in Europe want their country to leave the EU, many would support a vote on their country's EU membership. Frustrations remain over Brussels' handling of economic and refugee issues.
An analysis of online searches in 2015 and 2016 opens a window into the path and timing of migrant flows from Middle East to Europe.
A new Pew Research Center survey finds that 48 percent in Britain think exiting the EU will be bad for their country, compared with 44 percent who say Brexit will benefit their nation.
Key findings on the current and future state of the global economy from a Pew Research Center survey of OECD Forum attendees.
Nearly a decade after the Great Recession, economic spirits are reviving around the world. But many are pessimistic about the next generation's financial future.
Ahead of the June 8th general election, the British public is split on Brexit’s consequences and unsure of how much to trust their national government.
Views of the security alliance have grown more positive in North America and Europe, but there are sharp political and partisan differences.
When Congress reconvenes next week, North Korea and China will be near the top of the Washington policy agenda, if not the legislative calendar.
When asked about the most pressing problems in their countries, people in sub-Saharan Africa often recite a familiar list of challenges: poverty, health care, education, corruption, and other difficult issues.
A Pew Research Center analysis of income data from 11 Western European countries finds considerable differences in the fortunes of the middle classes in those countries.
From 1991 to 2010, the middle class expands in France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, but, as in the United States, shrinks in Germany, Italy and Spain
Ahead of that 'difficult' Xi summit, Americans' worries about U.S. debt, job losses and trade imbalances have eased, and their overall opinion of China has grown more positive.
Today, 44% of Americans have a favorable opinion of China, up from 2016. Yet, concerns about Chinese cyberattacks have risen and most Americans back using force to defend Asian allies against China
The tide of people moving across the world as immigrants or refugees has sparked concern in the developed world – from the United States to Europe to Australia.
Key findings on issues affecting the transatlantic relationship from a Pew Research Center survey of thought leaders.
The White House claims that an executive order temporarily closing U.S. borders to refugees and others from seven predominantly Muslim countries is about national security, not religion. Critics claim the order amounts to a ban on Muslims.
The Trump administration's executive order was a reminder that immigration has been a hotly contested issue in American politics at various times in both the 19th and 20th centuries.
In a number of countries, people place a low premium on the importance of being native born to national identity. However, many
say speaking the dominant language and sharing customs is important to "truly" be considered a national.
Over the past quarter century, more than one U.S. president has pledged to get "tough on China."
"America," wrote Hannah Arendt in 1954, "has been both the dream and the nightmare of Europe."
As 2017 begins, populist politics are on the rise on both sides of the Atlantic.
The election of Donald Trump ushers in a new chapter in US relations with the Asia-Pacific region.