In several countries, favorable views of the U.S. are at their lowest point since the Center began polling on this topic two decades ago.
When it comes to economic relations, some in Taiwan are more willing to work with both Beijing and Washington.
Americans are much more likely than Germans to see U.S. bases in Germany as important for their country’s national security.
Americans are divided in their outlooks, mainly along ideological lines, but are more united on opinions about China’s place in the world.
Germans are increasingly negative about their relationship with the U.S. Also, Germans are more comfortable than Americans with globalization.
There is widespread support in Taiwan for increased economic and political ties with the U.S. While many are wary of stronger political ties with mainland China, about half would favor stronger economic relations.
President Trump’s name is the most frequently mentioned word among Canadians. Mexicans more often cite words related to economics.
Political divides on both sides of the Atlantic continue to shape attitudes about relations with other nations, perceptions about defense spending and Americans’ and Germans’ views of each other.
Across six Asia-Pacific nations, a median of 64% have favorable views of the U.S. Many among Asian publics name the U.S. as their top ally.
The U.S. receives more positive marks than China in 21 countries surveyed, while China fares better than the U.S. in seven countries.