A public opinion, probabilities, and all things data-related blog from the Lester Crown Center on US Foreign Policy.
This week's global public opinion update on the COVID-19 pandemic covers the United States, Japan, South Korea, France, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Mexico.
This week's global public opinion update on the COVID-19 pandemic covers the United States, Japan, South Korea, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Canada, Germany, and Mexico.
Asked about the future of Russia, American experts predict a decline, citing diminishing military strength and tenuous economic prospects.
The chart-dominating K-pop group BTS will soon enlist in the South Korean military. But should their accomplishments be rewarded with an exemption from mandatory military service? The South Korean public is split.
While the 2020 polls will have correctly predicted the winner of the national presidential race (Joe Biden), they generally overstated Democratic support. What's going on?
Online food orders are booming around the world. In South Korea, the fees from online delivery apps are stressing small restaurants.
American sentiments toward other nations around the world have remained warm for allies and have become more cold for adversaries.
This week's global public opinion update on the COVID-19 pandemic covers the United States, Japan, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Canada, and Jordan.
The Trump Administration sees TikTok and WeChat as National Security Threats. Do Americans feel the same?
The American public seems largely indifferent to impending bans on the apps, TikTok and WeChat.
With the US election drawing near, all eyes are on the United States and the choices the public is about to make. As Americans go to the polls, here are three key things to know about American views of Asia and the key issues in the region.
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs highlights critical shifts in American public thinking on US foreign policy through public opinion surveys and research conducted under the Lester Crown Center on US Foreign Policy.
The annual Chicago Council Survey, first conducted in 1974, is a valuable resource for policymakers, academics, media, and the general public. The Council also surveys American leaders in government, business, academia, think tanks, and religious organizations biennially to compare trends in their thinking with overall trends. And collaborating with partner organizations, the survey team periodically conducts parallel surveys of public opinion in other regions of the world to compare with US public opinion.
The Running Numbers blog features regular commentary and analysis from the Council’s public opinion and US foreign policy research team, including a series of flash polls of a select group of foreign policy experts to assess their opinions on critical foreign policy topics driving the news.
The 2012 Chicago Council Survey found that the legacy of the war in Iraq (and Afghanistan) appears to be strongly shaping the American public’s views of international engagement.
Today's post is Part II in our series on American attitudes toward various energy options.
Marc Lynch's article on ForeignPolicy.com compares the Duke basketball team's image problem to that of the US.
North Korea’s third nuclear test brought the traditional condemnations, but a newer feature of the media coverage was the lack of reaction of the South Korean public.
For many observers of American politics, the fight over the nomination of Chuck Hagel as the next Secretary of Defense is indicative of growing partisan acrimony in the conduct of US foreign policy.
In honor of the 85th annual Academy awards (now officially rebranded as The Oscars) being presented on Sunday, this week I am sharing the results of a 2012 survey of international film critics and directors conducted by Sight and Sound, a British monthly film magazine published by the British Film Institute.
President Obama met with Afghan President Karzai at the White House on Friday, January 11, 2013, their first in-person meeting since they were both here in Chicago for the NATO Summit last May.
Last week several papers reported that President Obama will seek a comprehensive, not incremental, immigration reform package in his second term and he doesn't want to carry the legacy of Deporter in Chief.