Poll: Nearly 2/3 of U.S. Public Opposes Withdrawing from Iran Nuclear Deal

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by Jim Lobe Amid growing speculation about a Trump administration’s intentions regarding the Iran nuclear deal, a new poll has found that nearly two-thirds of the U.S. public opposes withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) negotiated 18… Continue Reading  

Middle East Perceptions of the Roles Played by Global and Regional Powers

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by James J. Zogby The tumult that has rocked the Arab World, has contributed to dramatic changes in the Arab public’s attitudes toward important global and regional powers. This is one of the findings of a recent Zogby Research Services… Continue Reading  

Poll: Iranian Public Souring on Nuclear Deal, Rouhani

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by Derek Davison A brand-new public opinion poll conducted by IranPoll.com on behalf of the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland finds that Iranians have not experienced the economic benefits they expected following the successful implementation of the… Continue Reading  

ISIS and the Take-Out Myth

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by Paul R. Pillar The perceptions and the politics in the United States regarding the use of military force against the so-called Islamic State or ISIS are now clear and well-established. The issue has become a classic case of those… Continue Reading  

Most Cuban Americans Prefer Obama’s Cuba Policy to Rubio’s

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by Jim Lobe According to a new survey released by the Bendixen & Amandi International polling firm on Thursday, Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) are increasingly out of touch with the larger Cuban-American community with respect to… Continue Reading