While Americans of all political stripes remain committed to allies and alliances, the public is divided along partisan lines on the value of international organizations.
Overall, Americans prefer to maintain defense spending. But Democrats, younger people, and those with a college education prefer cuts, while Republicans prefer expansion.
A Democratic victory provides greater opportunity for transatlantic collaboration, but underlying structures for cooperation among societal stakeholders in the United States need to be reinvigorated.
American's favorable views of South Korea are at an all-time high and a majority of Americans support using US troops to defend South Korea if invaded by North Korea.
For the first time in nearly two decades, a majority of Americans describe the development of China as a world power as a critical threat to the United States.
While experts anticipate changes in the global balance of power in the next 20 years, with China overtaking the United States, they do not expect Russia to come out stronger over that time frame.
Democrats and Republicans are divided in their views on top threats to United States and how the country should address global challenges and engage internationally.
There is general agreement across those in urban, suburban, and rural communities on the topics of the economy and climate change, but there's a difference of opinion on immigration.
New polling reveals that little has changed in terms of South Korean attitudes towards the US-South Korea military alliance.
A Chicago Council survey completed January 10–12 shows that as tensions with Iran have risen, Americans see an increased need to keep watch over the Middle East by maintaining a troop presence there.