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

World Publics Strongly Favor International Observers for Elections, Including Their Own September 8, 2009 Questionnaire/Methodology (PDF) The charges of irregularities in the Afghan and Iranian elections have raised the broader issue of how frequently international observers should monitor elections, and whether publics would welcome this in their home countries. AContinue Reading

May 20, 2009 Efforts Seen as Helping Americans as Well as People in Poor Nations Full report (PDF) Questionnaire/methodology (PDF) Despite the economic downturn, a large majority of Americans support US efforts to improve health in poor countries. This support is grounded in altruistic concern for the poor, but itContinue Reading