World War II service members’ numbers have dwindled from around 939,000 veterans in 2015 to about 300,000 in 2020.
Republicans are more negative than Democrats toward China, though unfavorable ratings have climbed among both parties.
Most say cooperation with other countries is important in dealing with global threats, especially on the spread of infectious diseases.
About half say they have seen at least some made-up news about the virus; 29% think it was created in a lab.
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.
72% of Americans say it is very or somewhat likely that Russia or other foreign governments will try to influence the November 2020 election.
Democrats are much more likely than Republicans to consider efforts by foreign nations to influence the election to be a “major problem.”
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.
Asked in spring 2019 which country or group poses the greatest threat to their country in the future, just 6% of Americans named Iran.
Most U.S. adults know what the Holocaust was and approximately when it happened, but fewer than half can correctly answer multiple-choice questions about the number of Jews who were murdered or the way Adolf Hitler came to power, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.