Americans are divided in their outlooks, mainly along ideological lines, but are more united on opinions about China’s place in the world.
U.S. adults give high marks to South Korea and Germany’s pandemic responses. In contrast, most believe China has done an only fair or poor job.
Germans are increasingly negative about their relationship with the U.S. Also, Germans are more comfortable than Americans with globalization.
There is widespread support in Taiwan for increased economic and political ties with the U.S. While many are wary of stronger political ties with mainland China, about half would favor stronger economic relations.
Our analysis assesses the relationship between Nigerians’ distance to a major Chinese investment in their country and their views toward China.
President Trump’s name is the most frequently mentioned word among Canadians. Mexicans more often cite words related to economics.
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.
Across six Asia-Pacific nations, a median of 64% have favorable views of the U.S. Many among Asian publics name the U.S. as their top ally.
The U.S. receives more positive marks than China in 21 countries surveyed, while China fares better than the U.S. in seven countries.
Views of the U.S. are favorable across many of the 33 countries we surveyed in 2019, although confidence in U.S. President Donald Trump is low.