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

Americans and the World in Difficult Times June 2, 2010 By Steven Kull This paper was first presented on May 14th, 2010 at the Center for International Security Studies Second Annual Symposium at Princeton University As the stress of two wars combines with after-affects of a deep recession and aContinue Reading

Two-thirds of Iranians Ready to Preclude Developing Nuclear Weapons in Exchange for Lifting Sanctions September 22, 2009 But Most Unwilling to Give Up Enrichment Despite Sanctions Questionnaire with Findings, Methodology (PDF) A new WorldPublicOpinion.org poll finds that two-thirds of Iranians would favor their government precluding the development of nuclear weaponsContinue Reading

Global Poll Finds Widespread Belief that Afghans Want NATO Forces Out July 23, 2009 Questionnaire/Methodology (PDF) A new WorldPublicOpinion.org poll of nations around the world finds that most publics polled believe that the Afghan people want NATO forces to leave Afghanistan now. On average 53 percent have this belief, whileContinue Reading