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Republicans More Conservative Than Democrats Are Liberal

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

And the ideological split between parties continues to widen, new Council polling shows.

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Canva
Public Opinion

21 Years after 9/11, Americans Are Less Concerned about Terrorism

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Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

In 2002, nine in 10 Americans saw international terrorism as a critical threat. About six in 10 do today, Council polling shows.

The American flag flies at Ground Zero in New York City
Public Opinion

Americans Believe Sanctions Will Weaken Russia's Economy and Military

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Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

But neither Americans or Ukrainians think the sanctions will force Russia to withdraw troops from Ukraine in the immediate future.

power strip and electricity plug with euro banknotes
Reuters
Public Opinion

Most Americans Say Climate Change Is a Critical Threat

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Emily Sullivan

But public opinion is sharply divided along partisan lines, 2022 Chicago Council Survey data finds.

a sign that says climate justice now!
Climate and the Environment

Americans and Human Rights in China

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Craig Kafura

In new Council polling, Americans say China’s treatment of minority groups isn’t just a question of internal politics.

An ethnic Uighur couple waits as a truck loaded with Chinese paramilitary police goes by in China's Xinjiang Autonomous Region
Reuters
Public Opinion

Americans Support Afghans—but Not the Taliban Government

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Public Opinion Survey by Craig Kafura

The 2022 Chicago Council Survey finds broad support for taking in Afghan refugees but not for releasing frozen funds to the Taliban.

A demonstrator holds up a sign that says Let Afghans In during a rally in New York City
Reuters
Public Opinion

Americans Support Ukraine "As Long As It Takes"

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

Survey results show the public remains supportive of US assistance to Ukraine—even if it means paying higher gas and food prices at home.

People with signs saying "Pray for Ukraine stop war" "Stand together" and "Stand with Ukraine" at a Stand With Ukraine rally at the Lincoln Memorial.
Reuters
Public Opinion

Americans Favor Aiding Taiwan Against China

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Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

Should China invade Taiwan, 2022 Chicago Council Survey data show most Americans would support sending arms but not US troops.

Nancy Pelosi walks with Taiwan's president
Wang Yu Ching
Public Opinion

Russians and Americans Sense a New Cold War

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

Russians and Americans seem to sense a global alignment of democracies versus autocracies, and both publics fear a nuclear exchange.

Fallout shelter sign on brick wall next to trees.
Reuters
Public Opinion

Americans Support Ukraine—but Not with US Troops or a No-Fly Zone

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

A new poll reveals that Americans see Russia as a significant threat to US interests and support military and economic assistance to Ukraine.

Rally In Support Of Ukraine Held In New York City
Reuters
Public Opinion