A new study from the University of Maryland’s Program for Public Consultation calls into question the widespread assumption that the American public wants to disengage from world affairs. Rather, the PPC study reveals that large majorities support cooperative forms of international engagement—including full participation in NATO and giving foreign aid—butContinue Reading

Polls Find Strong International Consensus on Human Rights December 7, 2011 Public Opinion on Global Issues homepage Stewart Patrick analysis With the 63rd anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, newly updated digests of American and international public opinion reveal a remarkable degree of consensus onContinue Reading