global public opinion

A majority of Japanese people — 83.8 percent — are concerned the administration of new U.S. President Donald Trump could create global instability, according to a Kyodo News survey conducted Saturday and Sunday. Only 13.1 percent of the respondents to the nationwide telephone survey said they are not concerned about the administration of Trump, who was sworn in on Jan. 20 and is pushing an “America First” agenda on trade and immigration.

Why Confucius Institutes have become China's most controversial soft power asset. 

On December 16, CPD Director Jay Wang and special guest Richard Wike, Director of Pew Global Attitudes Research discussed CPD and Pew's collaboration on global youth perceptions of the United States with the USC Annenberg Alumni in Washington, D.C. 

Germany has beaten the US to be named the best country in the world, according to a survey that rates nations on how they are perceived by outsiders.

Public opinion polls are often used to gauge a country's reputation. But the public diplomacy community rarely meets with pollsters to determine how, where, and why people form their views.