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Biden, Israelis, and Palestinians: “The Ground is Not Ripe”

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Running Numbers by Benjamin Tomas Morgan

As attention returns to Gaza, majorities view a breakthrough in negotiations as unlikely in the foreseeable future.

President Joe Biden speaks at a podium while visiting Jerusalem
US Embassy Jerusalem
Public Opinion

Takeaways from Pelosi's Trip to Taiwan

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Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit aroused Beijing’s ire—but more important may be the long-term trends in Taiwanese attitudes. 

Nancy Pelosi prepares to board her plane before leaving Taiwan on August 3, 2022.
Reuters
US Foreign Policy

Are Americans Willing to Accept Political Violence?

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Running Numbers by Dina Smeltz

In the aftermath of Jan. 6, some polls show a significant minority support using force to achieve political aims in some circumstances.

protesters gather around the US Capitol
Reuters
Public Opinion

The US-China Competition for Global Opinion

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Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

If the United States and China are competing over global public opinion, who’s winning, and where?

world leaders appear on screen at the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation
Reuters
Public Opinion

Is Turkey Coming to a Crossroads?

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Running Numbers by Benjamin Tomas Morgan

Turks may be considering realigning eastward amid negative views on Western alliances.

Turkish flag flies in Istanbul
Meg Jerrard
Public Opinion

The Impact of US Economic Woes on Support for Ukraine

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Running Numbers by Isabelle Grassel

Is the looming economic crisis influencing the public’s preferred response to the war in Ukraine? Recent polling suggests it's possible.

a gas station sign shows high prices
Yassine Khalfalli
Public Opinion

Japan Prepares for Its First Post-Abe Election

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Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

Abe Shinzo’s assassination shocked the nation. Will constitutional revision be on the post-election agenda?

Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo campaigning
Reuters
Global Politics

Americans Hesitant to Use Nuclear Weapons to Defend Allies

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Running Numbers by Emily Sullivan

While Americans may support a retaliatory strike if the United States is attacked, Council polls reveal they oppose using nuclear forces to defend allies.

an armed missile launch
Reuters
Defense and Security

America Is Leading the World Backward

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Chicago Tribune
Coauthors

“A series of radical rulings makes America’s exhortations about promoting democracy ring hollow,” write Senior Fellows Elizabeth Shackelford and Dina Smeltz.

Hands hold yellow sign saying "Bans off our bodies" in front of a blue sky
US Foreign Policy

Globally, Negative Views of Russia Predominate

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Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

The majority of countries polled in a recent 53-nation study hold negative views of Russia following its invasion of Ukraine.

A Russian flag
Igorn via Pixabay
Public Opinion