Brookings Polls: Americans Seem to Reject Islamophobia After Orlando

by Derek Davison On Monday, the Brookings Institution released the findings of three polls conducted by University of Maryland professor Shibley Telhami, measuring U.S. public opinion about Islam, Muslims, and the Middle East. The polls measure attitudes before and after… Continue Reading  

Trump and Company Deepen Divide on Arabs and Muslims

by James J. Zogby Donald Trump and his GOP colleagues have exposed the depth of the divide in attitudes over the role of American Muslims in US society. The results of a recent Zogby poll establish that the divide is more existential… Continue Reading  

Poll: Evangelical Republicans are Bibi’s Biggest American Fans

by Derek Davison and Jim Lobe Despite his renewed courtship of Democrats (including an embarrassingly eager-to-please Center for American Progress), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has widened the increasingly striking partisan divide over his popularity in the United States. However,… Continue Reading  

Partisan Gaps on Military Use, Immigration, Climate

by Jim Lobe  Achieving bipartisan consensus on major foreign policy issues and threats—indeed, on the U.S. role in the world—looks increasingly unlikely, according to the latest survey released Tuesday by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

The Nuclear Deal Was A Win for Rouhani. But Iranians Have High Expectations.

by Jasmin Ramsey A poll just out on Iranian public opinion in the wake of the historic nuclear deal reached in July indicates extensive domestic support for the accord and President Hassan Rouhani. That said, the support is tied to… Continue Reading