Negative views of Vladimir Putin are at or near historic highs, with a median of 22% saying they have confidence in him to do the right thing in world affairs.
U.S. adults are the least confident in Biden out of 17 publics surveyed and among the least confident in Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping.
The public is sharply divided by party, even as most support international cooperation and large majorities say it is important that the U.S. is respected around the world.
In international surveys, Donald Trump has generally received lower ratings than either of his two predecessors.
A median of 66% across eight EU member nations rated the organization positively this summer.
Few in 14 advanced countries have confidence in either Xi or Trump, and many are critical of how both countries have handled the coronavirus outbreak.
Across 14 advanced nations, a median of 61% say China has done a bad job in handling the coronavirus outbreak. And at least seven-in-ten in each of these countries have little or no confidence in President Xi Jinping.
A median of 75% across 14 surveyed countries say they have confidence in German Chancellor Angela Merkel to do the right thing regarding world affairs.
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.
Many legislators in four English-speaking countries directly addressed George Floyd’s killing and the subsequent protests on Twitter.