Why Trump’s Global Unpopularity Matters

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by Paul R. Pillar The Pew Research Center has released the results of the latest survey in its annual series of public-opinion polls tracking attitudes in 25 foreign countries. Donald Trump’s numbers are bad. On the central question of whether… Continue Reading  

New Iran Polling Data Provides Vital Background for Trump’s Pending Announcement

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by Esfandyar Batmanghelidj With Trump finally poised to announce his decision on the Iran nuclear deal, many policymakers and business leaders are understandably feeling that, even though bad news is expected, there will finally be some clarity on the future… Continue Reading  

Poll: Pessimism on the Rise Among Iranians

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by Derek Davison New findings from an IranPoll/University of Maryland survey, conducted after the protests that struck several Iranian cities last month, find that the Iranian people are increasingly pessimistic about the state of Iran’s economy and its relationship with… Continue Reading  

Poll: Middle Easterners Want Good Relations with U.S., Russia

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by Derek Davison A new survey from Zogby Research Services (ZRS) finds that large majorities across the Middle East want their governments to get along with both the United States and Russia, despite their hostility toward both countries’ involvement in… Continue Reading  

The Shame and Dangers of Ignoring Arab Opinion and Rights

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by James J. Zogby In 1919, following the first World War, the victorious Allied Powers met in Paris to remake the world. The prime ministers of Italy, France, and Great Britain as well as U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, collectively known… Continue Reading