Though Biden is 80 years old, most global leaders are in their 50s and 60s, and the median age of current national leaders is 62.
Few Americans see a third Xi term as a major problem for the U.S.; other concerns about China have grown
Only three-in-ten Americans say it is a very serious problem for the United States if Xi Jinping assumes a third term as China’s leader.
The Chinese Communist Party is preparing for its 20th National Congress, an event likely to result in an unprecedented third term for President Xi Jinping. Since Xi took office in 2013, opinion of China in the U.S. and other advanced economies has turned more negative. How did it get to be this way?
Viktor Orban, who’s set to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Texas, receives generally positive ratings from Hungarians.
In his second year in office, Joe Biden receives generally positive ratings in the 18 countries surveyed in spring 2022.
As President Joe Biden embarks on his first visit to Israel as president, he does so against an amicable backdrop: A majority of adults in both Israel and the United States have favorable views of the other country and the current state of bilateral relations, though Americans’ views on Israel differ sharply by party and age.
Across 19 countries, more people see the U.S. than China favorably – but more see China’s influence growing
Much larger shares of people in most nations see China’s influence growing than say the same of the United States.
Most say U.S. is reliable partner, and ratings for Biden are mostly positive – although down significantly from last year.
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.
Americans have less confidence in key world leaders – including Biden – than other global publics do
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.