Views of Russia and Putin remain negative across 14 nations
A median of 66% of adults in 14 countries express an unfavorable view of Russia, with majorities in 12 of the countries holding that view.
People globally offer mixed views of the impact of artificial intelligence, job automation on society
As artificial intelligence plays a growing role in the everyday lives of people around the world, views on AI’s impact on society are mixed.
Around the world, people who trust others are more supportive of international cooperation
Support for international cooperation can vary significantly depending on the amount of trust that people tend to place in others.
Biotechnology Research Viewed With Caution Globally, but Most Support Gene Editing for Babies To Treat Disease
Majorities say scientific research on gene editing is a misuse – rather than an appropriate use – of technology. But public acceptance of gene editing for babies depends on how it will be used, and views often differ by age and religion.
Social trust in advanced economies is lower among young people and those with less education
A median of 62% of adults across the 14 countries surveyed this summer generally believe most people can be trusted.
Iran widely criticized in 14 advanced economies
A median of about seven-in-ten people in 14 countries expressed unfavorable views of Iran, while only about two-in-ten hold a favorable view.
NATO seen in a positive light by many across 10 member states
A median of 60% across 10 surveyed member countries have a favorable view of the political and military alliance.
Americans and Germans Head Into 2021 With Divergent Opinions on Transatlantic Alliance
As the U.S. and Germany prepare to gain new leadership, their relationship remains unbalanced in the minds of their citizenries. Americans see Germany as a partner on many foreign policy issues, but Germans mostly do not.
Under Pope Francis, the College of Cardinals has become less European
With its newest additions, the College of Cardinals will have 128 voting members, 42% of whom are European, down from 52% in 2013.
The Trump era has seen a decline in America’s global reputation
In international surveys, Donald Trump has generally received lower ratings than either of his two predecessors.
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