Global Views of United States Improve While Other Countries Decline April 18, 2010 Full Report (PDF) Global views of the United States have improved markedly over the last year while views of many countries have become more negative, according to the latest BBC World Service poll across 28 countries. ForContinue Reading

Post-Election Poll in Iran Shows Little Change in Anti-Regime Minority February 18, 2010 Full report (PDF) By Alvin Richman* Editor’s Note: This article analyzes the views of three different Iranian opinion groups – Conservatives, Moderates and Reformers – based on their responses to several measures of “regime support” contained inContinue Reading

Analysis of Multiple Polls Finds Little Evidence Iranian Public Sees Government as Illegitimate February 3, 2010 Full Report (PDF) Questionnaire with Findings, Methodology for All Three Surveys (PDF) Indications of fraud in the June 12 Iranian presidential election, together with large-scale street demonstrations, have led to claims that Mahmoud AhmadinejadContinue Reading

Is Iran pre-revolutionary? November 23, 2009 By Steven Kull Originally published on openDemocracy To a Kremlin analyst in 1968 America may have looked similar to the way that Iran looks to some American analysts today. Large-scale demonstrations to protest the Vietnam war and disrupt the Democratic convention in Chicago mayContinue Reading