A median of about seven-in-ten people in 14 countries expressed unfavorable views of Iran, while only about two-in-ten hold a favorable view.
Foreign policy experts in the U.S. have much different views about threats to the country than the general public
International relations experts' assessment of the current crises facing the world are often at odds with those of the U.S. general public.
U.S. Views of China Increasingly Negative Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Republicans are more negative than Democrats toward China, though unfavorable ratings have climbed among both parties.
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.
Before Soleimani's death, concerns about Iran had fallen in many countries – including the U.S.
Asked in spring 2019 which country or group poses the greatest threat to their country in the future, just 6% of Americans named Iran.
U.S. Public Views on Climate and Energy
A majority of U.S. adults say they are taking at least some specific action in their daily lives to protect the environment, though Democrats and Republicans remain at ideological odds over the causes of climate change and the effects of policies to address it.
Global concerns persist about North Korea’s nuclear program before second Trump-Kim summit
A median of 52% across 26 countries consider North Korea’s nuclear program to be a major threat to their country.
5 facts about how the U.S. and its allies see North Korea
Public Is Skeptical of the Iran Agreement – and Trump’s Handling of the Issue
As Donald Trump prepares to announce his long-awaited decision on the Iran nuclear agreement, more Americans say they disapprove (40%) than approve (32%) of the agreement.
Increasing Public Concern Over North Korea’s Nuclear Capability, Intentions
As Donald Trump sets off on his visit to Asia, the public has become increasingly concerned over North Korea’s capability and its willingness to use nuclear weapons against the United States.
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