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

Jan. 27, 2003

Situation Normal……Almost

2002 Year-end Report

Nov. 11, 2002

Big GOP Gain in Popular Vote Not Reflected in Modest House Seat Shift

A Pew Research Center Note

Oct. 17, 2002

Generations Divide Over Military Action in Iraq

A Pew Research Center Note

Oct. 14, 2002

Issues in Search of a Campaign

by Andrew Kohut in The New York Times

Oct. 1, 2002

Why The Generic Ballot Test?

Throughout the election season, the Pew Research Center and other major polling organizations report a measure that political insiders sometimes call “the generic ballot.” This measure is the percentage of voters in national surveys who say they intend to vote for either the Republican or the Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in […]

Sep. 29, 2002

Simply Put, The Public’s View Can’t Be Put Simply

by Andrew Kohut in The Washington Post

Sep. 5, 2002

Temporary Turnabout: Religion and the Crisis

In March, 2001, the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press and the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life began a partnership to conduct a series of national public opinion surveys on religious attitudes. With the events of September 11, we accelerated our agenda to investigate how religious beliefs shaped public reactions […]

Jul. 18, 2002

Economy Becoming Bigger Factor in Bush Job Ratings

A Pew Research Center Note

Jul. 15, 2002

Growing Linkage Between Market Movements and Consumer Confidence

A Pew Research Center Note

Jul. 14, 2002

Increasingly, It’s the Economy That Scares Us

by Andrew Kohut for The New York Times

Jul. 1, 2002

Young People are Reading–Everything but Newspapers

by Andrew Kohut for Columbia Journalism Review

Jun. 10, 2002

President Bush Distanced From 9/11 Blame

by Andrew Kohut for America Online