When incoming Chinese President Xi Jinping finally takes office later this week, he will face a difficult set of problems that in many ways stem from his country’s remarkable economic success.
A plurality of the public (43%) views Barack Obama’s upcoming State of the Union as about as important as past years’ addresses.
VIDEO: Pew Research Center President Alan Murray talks with the Wall Street Journal’s Gerald Seib about President Obama’s State of the Union address and how it compares to the public’s priorities. President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address to the nation on Tues., Feb. 12. A survey released ahead of his speech […]
The good news about housing and financial markets is counterbalanced by persistently negative views of news about gas prices and prices for food and consumer goods.
Pakistan is a country beset with political difficulties, but they could be of secondary importance to its economic woes.
Despite a highly partisan election year, Americans now see less conflict between groups at center of key debates.
Compared with 2011, more Latinos express satisfaction with the direction of the country, report that their finances are in "excellent" or "good" shape and expect their family's finances to improve in the next 12 months.
The economic euphoria in India over the last few years has suddenly soured. Although still relatively upbeat compared with many other countries, the Indian public’s confidence in their country’s direction and future economic growth has declined significantly compared with just a year ago.
More than a year after the first stirrings of the Arab Spring, there continues to be a strong desire for democracy in Arab and other predominantly Muslim nations. A substantial number in key Muslim countries also want a large role for Islam in political life. Meanwhile, few think the U.S. favors democracy in the Middle East.
Following a year of tensions between their country and the United States, Pakistanis continue to hold highly unfavorable views of the U.S. and offer bleak assessments of the relationship between the two nations.