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.
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.
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.
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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 is generally seen in a positive light across countries in the alliance, but many express reservations about fulfilling Article 5’s collective defense obligations.
As President Trump gears up to deliver his 2020 State of the Union address, respondents in many countries disapprove of his foreign policies.
Asked in spring 2019 which country or group poses the greatest threat to their country in the future, just 6% of Americans named Iran.
By a narrow margin, Americans view the U.S. airstrike that killed Iranian Gen. Soleimani as the right decision. But 54% say the administration's approach toward Iran has increased the chances of a major military conflict.