Polling Has a 98 Percent Chance of Being Bad for You
It’s not the accuracy of the polls that matters, it’s their ubiquity.
China Learns the Hard Way That Money Can’t Buy You Love
Few countries have soured more rapidly against China than Australia, as decades of influence-building by Beijing come to naught.
Trump, COVID-19, and the Future of International Order
In a new survey, international relations experts are pessimistic about the years to come.
The Global Trust Crisis
World leaders at venues like Davos need to start taking the public’s declining faith in institutions seriously—or face more upheaval to come.
Trump’s Growing European Base
Attitudes toward the United States are improving across the Atlantic—but only because the right wing is getting stronger.
Trump Is Too Pro-Netanyahu for His Own Base
The love affair between the U.S. president and Israeli prime minister might play well at this week’s AIPAC conference, but it doesn’t necessarily reflect Republican voters’ views.
Americans Are Increasingly Critical of Israel
New polling shows that the U.S. public’s views on Israel’s policies are shifting.
Putin and Xi Outrank Trump in Global Confidence Poll
Merkel and Macron come out far ahead in a new Pew Research survey.
The EU Is Alive and Well, But the Referendums Are Coming
After the shock of Brexit, the French election has stabilized the patient in Brussels. But most countries still want a say on membership.
Surprise: Canadians Fear and Loathe Donald Trump
Most Canadians think that a Trump presidency would be bad for Canada.
Will Europe and the United States Gang Up on China?
The test of whether to grant Beijing market-economy status may be an interesting clue as to the future of transatlantic relations.
Is There a Way to Solve the American Fight Over Climate Change?
The knock-down, drag-out brawl over global warming in the United States may be daunting, but it's not insurmountable.
What to Expect from Malcolm Turnbull
Where does Australia's new prime minister stand on the country's most contentious issues?
Calling for Peace
Despite renewed tensions between India and Pakistan, public opinion in both countries strongly favors peace.
The Pope Believes in Climate Change (and One Group of Catholics Is Glad to Hear It)
Pope Francis's controversial climate encyclical might tick off American Catholics from Princeton professors to the GOP, but it's right in line with his congregation in Latin America.