While Americans may support a retaliatory strike if the United States is attacked, Council polls reveal they oppose using nuclear forces to defend allies.
The majority of countries polled in a recent 53-nation study hold negative views of Russia following its invasion of Ukraine.
Roughly $24 billion in military aid has been authorized for Ukraine since August—dwarfing total US assistance to the country in all previous years.
Polling shows the Swedish public is keenly aware of the threat posed by Russia and favors a strong policy response to the invasion of Ukraine.
Queen Elizabeth II remains widely popular after 70 years on the throne, but support for the monarchy itself continues to decline.
France's presidential election offers fresh insight into the relationship between post-industrial regions and partisan politics.
Public opinion polling shows a lack of consensus about where cyberattacks fall within the escalatory ladder of conventional warfare.
While Ukrainians may be willing to give up on the idea of NATO membership, they will not accept their government ceding territory to Russia.
While government officials reaffirm the importance of the US-Saudi relationship, the American public expresses generally chilly feelings towards Saudi Arabia.
Geographically targeted economic development strategies can serve as an antidote to political extremism in formerly industrial regions.