International understanding is increasingly important as the global marketplace grows, economies and financial systems become interconnected, and the rapid movement of ideas and trends through social media brings the world closer together.
Pew works across the globe to conduct public opinion surveys on a broad array of subjects ranging from people's assessments of their own lives to their views about the current state of the world and important issues of the day. This work includes numerous major reports on topics such as attitudes toward American foreign policy, globalization, terrorism, and democracy.
Americans support banning TikTok by a more than two-to-one margin, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.
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47% of U.S. adults say tensions between China and Taiwan are a very serious problem for the U.S., up 19 points since February 2021.
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Just 13 UN member countries are currently led by women; in 9 of those 13, the current leader is the country’s first woman head of government.
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Though Biden is 80 years old, most global leaders are in their 50s and 60s, and the median age of current national leaders is 62.
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Focus groups with young adults in France, Germany and the United Kingdom revealed that these young people see the U.S. as the “world’s policeman” with a self-interested history of interventionism, while China is labeled the “world’s factory,” respected for its economic dominance but criticized for its expansionism and human rights violations.
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Twenty years ago this month, the U.S. launched a major invasion of Iraq. President George W. Bush and his administration at first drew broad public support for the use of military force. Yet the campaign soon left Americans deeply divided, and by 2019, 62% said the Iraq War was not worth fighting.
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Though younger people tend to be more internationally oriented than older adults, they differ from one another over how they want their country to engage with the world. To better understand these perspectives, we conducted 16 focus groups with young adults in France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States.
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Attitudes toward Russia and Vladimir Putin turned much more negative, while opinions of NATO grew more positive.
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