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How the World Views US Democracy


Foreign correspondents explain the global reaction to insurrection at the US capitol, impeachment, and a new administration.

Journalists continue to wait for news on the final results of the 2020 U.S. presidential election at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 5, 2020.
Reuters / Carlos Barria

The Remaking of a Global United States


A live taping of our global affairs podcast, Deep Dish, where Council President Ivo Daalder and American Enterprise Institute’s Kori Schake reacted to results of the 2020 election.

People carry the American Flag during a Veteran's Day parade

Commentary & Analysis

As Rollouts Vary and Issues Arise, Global Public Opinion Shows Vaccine Anxiety

Running Numbers by Coauthors

With high-profile suspensions of the AstraZeneca and Johnson and Johnson vaccine, fear of potential side effects and uneven efficacy of vaccine rollouts are causing concern for some.

Traffic cones mark parking areas for COVID-19 vaccination sites.
Joshua Hoehne
Public Opinion

Americans are Divided over Boycotting the 2022 Beijing Olympics. Here’s the Data.

In the News
The Washington Post
Craig Kafura

Craig Kafura discusses public opinion of Americans regarding the 2022 Olympics in Beijing.

Public Opinion


Ahead of Biden-Suga Summit, Americans See Japan as the United States' Most Important Partner

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

Craig Kafura and Karl Friedhoff discuss US foreign relations with Japan.

President Joe Biden meets with the leaders of Japan, India, and Australia
The White House
Public Opinion

Disappointed in Rouhani, Iranians Seek a Different Sort of Leader in June Elections

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

New indirect talks between the United States and Iran on a return to the Iran deal could help the outlook for a moderate candidate in the next election.

a man in Iran on elections
Public Opinion


Joshua Busby 

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

Daniel W. Drezner 

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