A new survey of public opinion on U.S. foreign policy shows that Americans are split in two along party and religious lines. Still, significant majorities are starting to come together based on discontent with the war in Iraq, U.S. standing in the Muslim world, and illegal immigration. Soon the grumbling may become too loud for policymakers to ignore.
Pakistan's new president, Asif Ali Zardari, takes office amid growing ire against U.S. military actions in Pakistan. Seven years after 9/11, is Islamabad still committed to counterterrorism?
Andrew Kohut, founding director of the Pew Research Center, discusses the themes outlined in his forthcoming CFR Working Paper Resilient American Values: Optimism in an Era of Growing Inequality and Economic Difficulty, as part of CFR's State and Local Officials Conference Call series.
Listen to experts as they launch Public Opinion on Global Issues, the most comprehensive digest ever assembled of existing polling data on U.S. and global public attitudes toward multilateral cooperation in the twenty-first century.
Andrew Kohut and James M. Lindsay discuss the findings of a quadrennial survey of foreign policy and national security attitudes conducted by CFR and the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press.
Listen to three polling experts discuss the role of foreign policy in the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign.
David Makovsky, an expert on Israeli politics, says it is virtually inevitable that Prime Minister Ehud Olmert will be forced to resign, and considers his possible successors.
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Hector Becerra of the Los Angeles Times identifies the importance of the use of Spanish by speakers at both the Republican and Democratic national conventions as both parties hope to connect with Latino voters.
Alexander Burns writes that polling numbers are often contradictory, with irrationality transcending both party lines and opinions of the president.
A Pew Research Center polling report shows that the public focus is predominantly domestic and economic, while still keeping a wary eye on Iran and related security issues.
This slideshow summarizes the results of an Arab public opinion poll conducted by the University of Maryland with Zogby International.
A new poll by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs shows a majority of Americans think the United States should "be ready" to negotiate with countries like Cuba, Iran, Myanmar, North Korea and Zimbabwe, as well as groups like Hamas and Hezbollah. The poll also shows a majority want the United States to withdraw most of its combat troops from Iraq within two years.
This report from the Pew Hispanic Center says a majority of Latino voters are returning to the Democratic Party. Just 23 percent of Latino registered voters align with the Republican Party, the study finds.
This survey of US public opinion from Foreign Policy Index shows that large majorities say the U.S. should withdraw from Iraq and most say this can be achieved without making the U.S. more vulnerable to terrorists. But the public also feels a sense of obligation to the Iraqi people combined with helplessness to change the outcome.
The Program on International Policy Attitudes has released a survey on WorldPublicOpinion.org showing U.S. public opinion on various international issues involving U.S. presence in the Middle East.
USA Engage and the National Foreign Trade Council issued a report on the role that trade played in the 2006 midterm elections.
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
The author analyzes the potentially serious consequences, both at home and abroad, of a lightly overseen drone program and makes recommendations for improving its governance.
A groundbreaking analysis of what the changes in American energy mean for the economy, national security, and the environment. More
A roadmap for the United States' greatest overlooked foreign policy challenge of our time--relations with its southern neighbor. More
Two experts argue that despite myriad development strategies, only one can succeed in alleviating poverty in India: the overall growth of the country's economy. More