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.
Nearly half of Americans (47%) say that the United States’ influence in the world has been getting weaker in recent years.
Only 13% of Americans think the U.S. garners more respect internationally now than in the past, while 19% think it’s as respected as ever.
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Most say U.S. is reliable partner, and ratings for Biden are mostly positive – although down significantly from last year.
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More than nine-in-ten Poles see Russia as a major threat and have no confidence at all in Putin
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There are differences by age in Americans’ attitudes about whether the U.S. should focus more on domestic problems or be more globally active.
Many U.S. adults describe cyberattacks from other countries (71%) and the spread of misinformation online (70%) as major threats to the U.S.
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In recent years, U.S. public opinion has become modestly more positive toward both sides in the Israel-Palestinian conflict, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.
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Older Americans, those with more education and men tend to score better on our 12-question quiz about international knowledge. Republicans and Democrats have roughly the same levels of international knowledge, while conservative Republicans and liberal Democrats tend to score better than their more moderate counterparts.
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