Jewish Americans – much like the U.S. public overall – hold widely differing views on Israel and its political leadership.
International Cooperation Welcomed Across 14 Advanced Economies
The United Nations is broadly credited with promoting peace and human rights as younger adults are more supportive of cooperation with other countries.
On 75th anniversary of V-E Day, about 300,000 American WWII veterans are alive
World War II service members’ numbers have dwindled from around 939,000 veterans in 2015 to about 300,000 in 2020.
Majority of U.S. Public Says Trump’s Approach on Iran Has Raised Chances of a Major Conflict
By a narrow margin, Americans view the U.S. airstrike that killed Iranian Gen. Soleimani as the right decision. But 54% say the administration's approach toward Iran has increased the chances of a major military conflict.
Majorities of U.S. veterans, public say the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were not worth fighting
About two-thirds of U.S. veterans say the war in Iraq was not worth fighting, while 58% say the same of the war in Afghanistan.
U.S. Jews are more likely than Christians to say Trump favors the Israelis too much
While U.S. Jews have a strong attachment to Israel, they are divided in their assessment of Trump’s handling of the Israeli-Palestinian issue.
A new perspective on Americans’ views of Israelis and Palestinians
In a new survey, the Center reassesses how it asks Americans about Israelis, Palestinians and their respective governments.
Americans divided over decision to withdraw from Syria
Overall, 43% of Americans say withdrawing American troops from Syria would be the right decision, while 45% say it would not.
After 17 years of war in Afghanistan, more say U.S. has failed than succeeded in achieving its goals
About half of U.S. adults say the country's mission in Afghanistan has mostly failed in achieving its goals, while about a third say it has mostly succeeded.
Record number of forcibly displaced people lived in sub-Saharan Africa in 2017
The number of people living in sub-Saharan Africa who were forced to leave their homes due to conflict reached a new high of 18.4 million in 2017, up sharply from 14.1 million in 2016 – the largest regional increase of forcibly displaced people in the world.
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