Highlights from the report, "Public Sees U.S. Power Declining as Support for Global Engagement Slips." For the first time in nearly a half century of polling, a majority agrees that the United States should mind its own business internationally.
Growing numbers of Americans believe that U.S. global power and prestige are in decline. And support for U.S. global engagement has fallen. Yet, despite these reservations, most Americans say greater U.S. involvement in the global economy is a good thing.
Even though many in Africa continue to face serious financial adversity, their economic outlook is more positive than many others around the world, and they are hopeful about their children’s future.
A new report raises "serious concerns" about the U.S. drone campaign in Pakistan. U.S. public opinion about the use of drones in general sharply differs from the widespread opposition to the missile strikes among other nations.
Only 10% of Americans believe the U.S. can trust Pakistan a great deal or a fair amount.
Leaks by former NSA employee Edward Snowden are having far reaching effects on U.S. diplomacy, this time damaging relations with one of America’s most important partners in Latin America.
Although China's trade ties with and economic influence on its Asian and Pacific Rim neighbors are greater than ever, that's doesn't automatically translate into warmer feelings toward the People's Republic among publics in the region.
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras of Greece visits the White House for the first time today, at a time when anti-U.S. feeling in his country is running high.
America's image remains more positive than China's around the world, especially when it comes to how global publics perceive each government's treatment of its own people.
The U.S. is still seen as the world’s leading economic power by pluralities or majorities in 22 of the 39 countries polled. China is seen as dominant in eight countries, with the remaining nine divided in their opinions.