Monday September 26th, 2016             A project managed by the Program on International Policy Attitudes

Comprehensive analyses of
US public opinion
developed in partnership with
the International Institutions
and Global Governance
program at the
Council on Foreign Relations

Older analyses of US
public opinion on various
on the Americans and the
World website


United States/Canada

Public Opinion from the United States and Canada

September 06, 2013
Framing of Syria issue key to public support

October 05, 2012
Most Americans Believe Majorities in Egypt, Libya, Did Not Support Attacks

August 30, 2012
Most Americans See Afghan War as Not Reducing Threat of Terrorism

August 27, 2012
Americans, Britons and the French Support Multilateral Action on Syria But Don't Want to Send Troops

July 16, 2012
Majorities in Both Red and Blue Districts Favor Deep Cuts in Defense Spending

July 06, 2012
Polls Show Support for Tougher Sanctions against Iran, But not for Military Force

May 10, 2012
Majority of Americans Willing to Make Defense Cuts

March 19, 2012
American Public Favors Safe Havens in Syria

March 13, 2012
American Public Opposes Israel Striking Iran

February 16, 2012
Public Consultation Finds Bipartisan Support for Extending Bush-Era Tax Cuts, But Only for Income Under $250k

December 15, 2011
Review of Polling Finds International and American Support for World Order Based on International Law, Stronger UN

December 13, 2011
Public Consultation Finds Strong Bipartisan Support for Extending Employees' Payroll Tax Cut

December 07, 2011
Polls Find Strong International Consensus on Human Rights

December 07, 2011
Most Religious Believers Favor International Efforts To Curb Climate Change, Nuclear Risks, Poverty

November 30, 2011
Publics Around the World Call for Greater Efforts to Address Climate Change

November 10, 2011
Digest of Polls Shows Modest American Support For New Free Trade Agreements in Pacific

September 08, 2011
Six in Ten Americans Say U.S. Weakened Its Economy by Overspending in Response to 9/11

August 01, 2011
Meet John Q. Public, deficit-cutter

June 22, 2011
Does the Majority Want to Tyrannize the Minority?

April 11, 2011
American Public Sees Democratization of Middle East as Positive for US