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Commentary & Analysis

Will Europeans Trust the US After the Trump Presidency?

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Running Numbers by Dina Smeltz

Dina Smeltz discusses European opinion of the US post-Trump.

Flag of the European Union
Christian Lue
Global Politics

Global Public Opinion Shows Hope, Unease at Pandemic

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Running Numbers by Multiple Authors

With vaccination efforts under way, some hope that the end of the pandemic is in sight, while others feel uneasy due to distribution issues and immense pressures on the health care system.

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SJ Obijo
Public Opinion

Research

Republicans, Democrats Split on Increasing US Defense Budget

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Craig Kafura

Overall, Americans prefer to maintain defense spending. But Democrats, younger people, and those with a college education prefer cuts, while Republicans prefer expansion.

soldiers from the US army complete drills
US Army
Public Opinion

Republicans, Democrats Divided over Federal Spending Priorities

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Craig Kafura

While Americans support federal spending on education, healthcare, and Social Security, there partisan divides on other key issues.

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Sharon McCutcheon
Public Opinion

Experts

Joshua Busby 

Nonresident Fellow, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy
Council expert Joshua Busby

Daniel W. Drezner 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy
Council expert Daniel W. Drezner