Dec. 23, 2003

Iraq News Draws Most Public Attention in 2003

2003 Year End News Interest Index

Dec. 12, 2003

Profile: Battleground States in the 2004 Presidential Election

National Public Radio

Dec. 10, 2003

Anti-Americanism: Causes and Characteristics

Recent Commentary by Andrew Kohut

Dec. 9, 2003

Poll Focuses on Democratic Primary Voters

National Public Radio

Nov. 25, 2003

Most of the World Still Does Without

Even in U.S., 15% Go without Food, 26% without Health Care

Nov. 20, 2003

Support for Free Trade

Miami Protests Do Not Reflect Popular Views

Nov. 6, 2003

Divided Nation

NewsHour with Jim Lehrer

Nov. 5, 2003

Divided 2004 Electorate

National Public Radio

Oct. 29, 2003

Global Gender Gaps

Women Like Their Lives Better

Sep. 25, 2003

Bush’s Approval Ratings

National Public Radio

Sep. 19, 2003

A Chink in the Armor

New York Times

Sep. 5, 2003

World Publics Approve Increased International Trade

But Concern for Problems of Global Economy

Aug. 22, 2003

International Public Concern About North Korea

But Growing Anti-Americanism in South Korea

Jun. 20, 2003

Broad Opposition to Genetically Modified Foods

Modest Transatlantic Gap

Apr. 30, 2003

To the Victor Go the Polls

Remember the “smoking gun” that Americans demanded before they lent their support to a possible war with Iraq? The smoking gun ­ proof of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction ­ is not nearly as important now that the war is over. A recent Gallup poll found that 58% of Americans believe the war can be […]

Apr. 2, 2003

Polls in Close Agreement on Public Views of War

Public attitudes toward the war in Iraq have been remarkably consistent through the first two weeks of the conflict. There is broad support for the war, and Americans are upbeat – though not overwhelmingly so – about progress to date. Most expect it will take months, not weeks, to defeat the Iraqi military. What is […]

Feb. 27, 2003

American Public Diplomacy in the Islamic World

Remarks of Andrew Kohut to The Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing

Feb. 14, 2003

Powell Reversed the Trend but not the Tenor of Public Opinion

The American public reacted very favorably to Secretary of State Colin Powell’s presentation to the U.N. Security Council. The flurry of polling conducted over the past week indicates that he made convincing points to the American public about the dangers posed by Saddam’s Hussein’s regime. Powell and President Bush, in his State of the Union […]

Jan. 31, 2003

Bush Targets Top Global Problem – AIDS

With his decision to dramatically increase U.S. overseas spending on the AIDS epidemic, President Bush is addressing a crisis that dominates the concerns of people around the world. The spread of AIDS and other infectious diseases is not just a major crisis in Africa, where the toll from AIDS has been highest. Majorities in 31 […]

Jan. 30, 2003

Public Struggles with Possible War in Iraq

Polls Surprisingly Consistent