mead cohen berger shevtsova garfinkle michta grygiel blankenhorn bayles
Survey Says
Survey Says
Putin Enjoys a Trump Bump in New Gallup Poll

But do shifting American attitudes portend a lasting realignment?

Survey Says
Most Europeans Oppose Muslim Immigration

A new Chatham House survey of ten European countries offers a sobering look at how widespread the public’s opposition to further Muslim immigration has become.

Survey Says
Xi’s Purges Face Popular Backlash

Even if they had proven popular, the purges were a high-risk proposition from the start.

Survey Says
EU Free-Rides on NATO, Russia’s Heart Belongs to Vladdy

A new survey by Pew shows that Vladimir Putin has little to fear from public opinion, both in Russia and in Europe.

Survey Says
The “Nones” and the “Buts”

The use of the category of “Nones” in surveys pertaining to religion should be replaced with “Buts”—that is a category for those who will say something like “I am Catholic, but…” The results of such surveys would be much more enlightening.

Survey Says
Ukrainians Want to Stay Together

Ukrainians do not want Ukraine to be partitioned, and almost two thirds of the population find a neutral stance between Russia and the EU at least tolerable. Western policymakers most keen on making the crisis with Russia just go away should study these numbers closely.

Survey Says
Crimeans Love Russia, and Eastern Ukrainians Worry About The Upcoming Elections

Pew’s latest survey has a lot of good data on Ukraine. Here are two troubling data points that jumped out at us.

Via Meadia Icon
Recent Via Meadia
Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Asia's Game of Thrones

After the Chinese abruptly canceled a trade summit, the Philippine President is now walking back his Foreign Secretary’s harsh criticism of China.

Technology and Africa

A moment of bitter irony in the midst of Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis highlights the promises and limits of technology.

Bromance Interrupted

The love of Putin’s Russia is a precious gift that costs a lot and can be taken away at a moment’s notice—as soon as the beloved doesn’t fit the Kremlin’s selfish interests any longer.

Higher Education Watch

How the government might restrict the flow of subsidies to selective American universities whose priorities aren’t necessarily in line with the public’s.

My Big Fat Greek Bailout

Europeans hoping that the U.S. might lean on the IMF for friendlier Greek bailout terms may be out of luck.

Crude Economics

US imports of Middle Eastern crude are set to drop, and our exports just hit a 24 year high.

© The American Interest LLC 2005-2017 About Us Masthead Submissions Advertise Customer Service