Can Obama Restore the US Image in the Middle East? December 22, 2008 Analysis by Steven Kull Reprinted from the Harvard International Review Sitting in a focus group, a young Jordanian bewailed America’s relationship with his region: “Since 1948, we have tried peace, but everything turned out to be a
Iranian Public Opinion on Governance, Nuclear Weapons and Relations with the United States August 27, 2008 By Alvin Richman (Based on surveys taken in Iran in early 2008 by WorldPublicOpinion.org and Terror Free Tomorrow)* INTRODUCTION The findings of the WorldPublicOpinion.org (WPO) and Terror Free Tomorrow (TFT) surveys offer two messages
A New Lens on Pakistan January 18, 2008 By Steven Kull This article was originally published on PostGlobal. It can be found here on their site. A recent poll of the Pakistani public reveals the distortions in the lens through which many Americans view the events in the Muslim world.
Pakistanis Want Larger Role for Both Islam and Democracy January 4, 2008 Majority Reject Talibanization and Favor Reform of Madrassas Growing Perception that US Threatens Islam Full Report (PDF) Questionnaire / Methodology (PDF) USIP Working Paper An in-depth survey of Pakistani public opinion reveals majority support for a moderate and
Why Turks Feel Threatened by the US September 5, 2007 Which Middle Eastern public has the largest percentage of people naming the United States as the country that poses the greatest threat? The answer, according to the most recent Pew Global Attitudes Project survey, is Turkey, a NATO ally and