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As Iran and the United States Negotiate, Both Publics Support Original JCPOA

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Running Numbers by Luke Witzig

As the United States and Iran work on a path back to the Iran nuclear deal, what do Americans and Iranians think about the agreement?

Iran deal talks in Vienna, 2021
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Public Opinion

Despite Early Outbreak and Heavy Toll, Iranians are Proud of Iran's COVID-19 Response

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Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

Council and IranPoll surveys find that Iranians and Americans think the United States handled COVID-19 poorly, while Iranians are proud of their country’s response.

Man in Iran with mask
Javad Esmaeili
Public Opinion

As Vaccinations Increase, Global Public Opinion Shows Varied Sentiments

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Running Numbers by Coauthors

Outbreaks continue to emerge even as vaccinations increase; some countries feel safe to engage in more normal activities while others introduce new restrictions.

The image shows a large crowd, and nearly everyone is wearing masks.
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COVID-19

What Do Chinese Think about Their Government's Response to COVID-19?

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Running Numbers by Peter Wang

Survey data from several surveys in China show that the Chinese people are largely satisfied with their country's response to the pandemic.

People sit in a doctor's office
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How Do Attitudes about the Coronavirus Response Differ in Russia and the United States?

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Running Numbers by Coauthors

Survey data shows that Russians are more likely than Americans to say that their nation's government handled the coronavirus pandemic effectively.

map of COVID-19 cases in early 2020
Martin Sanchez
Public Opinion

Amid Global Unpopularity, China Might Find Support Among Russians

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Running Numbers by Peter Wang

While China might be losing friends in many countries, it still has the support of the Russian public.

Putin and Xi Jin Ping shake hands
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Public Opinion

As Virus Spreads Unevenly, Global Public Opinion Shows Mixed Feelings

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Running Numbers by Coauthors

While some countries are beginning to see a light at the end of the tunnel, others continue to struggle through the crisis as case numbers remain elevated.

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Public Opinion

After a Year of Pandemic, Global Public Opinion  Shows  Increasing Desire for Vaccine

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Running Numbers by Coauthors

It has now been a year since many nations began to implement restrictions due to the pandemic. As the global health crisis drags into its second year, more people seek the vaccine as a way to return to normal.

COVID-19

As Biden Sanctions Russia, Russians Not Convinced Kremlin Behind the Poisoning

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Running Numbers by Brendan Helm

Brendan Helm discusses President Biden's new sanctions on Moscow due to Alexei Navalny's arrest.

US Foreign Policy

SolarWinds Breach: Senate Hearings Begin While Americans Support Retaliatory Actions

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Running Numbers by Brendan Helm

New Chicago Council public opinion data shows majorities of Americans across both parties support imposing additional sanctions against Russia.

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