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US Public Views Saudi Relationship as One of Necessity

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Running Numbers by Emily Sullivan

While government officials reaffirm the importance of the US-Saudi relationship, the American public expresses generally chilly feelings towards Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman meets Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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Anti-West Views Peak Among Russians Over 60

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Running Numbers by Coauthors

Old habits die hard for Russian elders, but younger Russians may be beginning to look West.

Destroyed wall of a building from Russia with the number (year) 1917, sickle and hammer.
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Partisan Divides on China Continue to Grow

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Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

Republicans are more concerned about China's rise than ever before.

Soldiers of People's Liberation Army (PLA) are seen before a giant screen as Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks
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Japanese More Confident than Americans in US Power

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Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

New Chicago Council-Japan Institute of International Affairs data find the Japanese public has greater confidence in US economic and military power than do Americans.

Washington Monument seen through Japanese cherry blossoms.
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Americans Support Help to Ukraine, Even out of Own Pockets

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New surveys find that Americans are willing to pay more for fuel in order to support Ukraine.

Stand With Ukraine Rally Held In Metro Detroit
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If Invaded, Will the Taiwan Public Fight? Don't Look to Polls for an Answer

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Running Numbers by Paul Huang

Public surveys about Taiwan's willingness to fight an invasion by China don't reveal as much as one might think.

Army reservist troop takes part in shooting training at a camp base in Nanshipu
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What Nixon's 1972 China Trip Says About US-China Relations Today

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Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

Fifty years ago, US President Richard Nixon traveled to China and established the basis for a normalization of relations between the two powers. Are we due for another transformation?

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Public Opinion on Civilian Casualties in the War on Terror

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Running Numbers by Kyle Lynaugh

Data suggest that Americans accept some foreign civilian casualties as a necessary cost to counterterrorism, but Republicans and Democrats differ on willingness to use lethal force.

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Europeans Support Ukraine—To a Point

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Running Numbers by Coauthors

Europeans may draw the line at military engagement with Russia, recent data show.

Protests in London on March 6, 2022 against the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
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Russians and Ukrainians Prefer to Remain Independent States

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As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, new public opinion data shows that the conflict likely came as a surprise to many on both sides.

A man prepares barriers made of sandbags as members of the Ukrainian Territorial Defence Forces guard in central Kyiv
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