July 17, 2012 Majority-Muslim Nations Less Concerned About Iran Acquiring Nukes Stewart Patrick analysis As the confrontation over Iran’s nuclear program intensifies–with stronger sanctions against Iran coming into effect and the United States beefing up its forces in the waters around Iran–international public support for sanctions on Iran is fairlyContinue Reading

American Public Favors Safe Havens in Syria March 20, 2012 Half Approve US Providing Air Cover, But Not Troops Questionnaire with Findings (PDF) Two thirds of Americans approve of the idea of the Arab League and Turkey establishing safe havens inside Syria, to provide Syrians who are at risk ofContinue Reading

American Public Opposes Israel Striking Iran March 13, 2012 If Israel and Iran Have Military Conflict, Americans Say US Should Stay Out Full report(PDF) Questionnaire with Findings (PDF) A new poll finds that only one in four Americans favors Israel conducting a military strike against Iran’s nuclear program. Seven inContinue Reading

Preventing a Nuclear Iran, Peacefully January 17, 2012 By Shibley Telhami and Steven Kull This op-ed originally appeared in print on January 16, 2012 edition of The New York Times The debate over how to handle Iran’s nuclear program is notable for its gloom and doom. Many people assume thatContinue Reading

Global Poll Shows Public Support for Taliban Negotiations June 22, 2011 Full Report (PDF) Negotiating with the Taliban is the public’s preferred strategy for NATO to adopt in Afghanistan, rather than trying to defeat the Taliban or withdrawing troops immediately, according to the results of a BBC World Service 24-nationContinue Reading