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.
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.
75% of Americans say it’s likely that Russia or other governments will try to influence 2020 election
Americans are now more likely to expect foreign election interference than they were in October 2018, when 67% expected it.
Americans See Spread of Disease as Top International Threat, Along With Terrorism, Nuclear Weapons, Cyberattacks
Most say cooperation with other countries is important in dealing with global threats, especially on the spread of infectious diseases.
Americans Immersed in COVID-19 News; Most Think Media Are Doing Fairly Well Covering It
About half say they have seen at least some made-up news about the virus; 29% think it was created in a lab.
Americans and Germans Differ in Their Views of Each Other and the World
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.
NATO Seen Favorably Across Member States
NATO is generally seen in a positive light across countries in the alliance, but many express reservations about fulfilling Article 5’s collective defense obligations.
China’s Economic Growth Mostly Welcomed in Emerging Markets, but Neighbors Wary of Its Influence
More countries still name the U.S. as the foremost economic power than say the same of China. And, even in nations that welcome China’s economic growth, few feel similarly about its growing military might.
Public's 2019 Priorities: Economy, Health Care, Education and Security All Near Top of List
Growing share sees 'great deal of difference' between the parties
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