U.S. Public Opinion
October 08, 2021
More Americans Are Unsure of Biden’s North Korea Policy Than Under Trump
By Juni Kim
Love it or hate it, most Americans knew what the Trump administration was doing on North Korea – and what they thought of it.
September 22, 2021
Despite Afghanistan Withdrawal, Americans Continue to Support US Presence in South Korea
By Juni Kim
A recent KEI-YouGov survey indicates most Americans support the South Korea-U.S. alliance and see crucial U.S. interests at stake in East Asia.
April 23, 2021
Survey: US Public Supports Action on China’s Human Rights Abuses
By Carolyn Brueggemann, Josie Coyle, Justine Davis, Miriam Dawson, and Timothy S. Rich
The U.S. government frequently criticizes China’s government for human rights violations. What do Americans think?
January 20, 2021
Love-Hate Relationships: The Divergent US Perceptions of Japan and China
By Su-Mei Ooi
A pervasive pro-Japan bias in the U.S. has blinded Americans to the dangers of Japan’s far-right leaders – and reinforced enmity with China.
October 23, 2020
Poll Shows Increase in American Support for Defending Taiwan
By Bonnie S. Glaser and Mathew P. Funaiole
U.S. public support for Taiwan’s defense – as evidenced by a recent CSIS study – is also critical to deterring Chinese military action.
October 21, 2020
How Do Americans View South Korea’s COVID-19 Response?
By Juni Kim and Juni Kim
Most Americans view South Korea's COVID response positively -- but less so than countries like Canada, Japan, and Australia.
September 16, 2020
US Public Opinion Is Changing the Relationship With China
By Justin Conrad
It is no longer politically wise to characterize China as a partner or friend.
June 18, 2020
A US-China Détente in 2021: A Word of Caution
By Maxime Chervaux
Trump’s China policy is about domestic politics, and it has shown some successes.
June 18, 2020
Will American and Chinese Societies Support a New Type of Cold War?
By Matt Ferchen and Hanns W. Maull
Leaders on both sides are taking a more confrontational line, but are the people willing to go along?
March 19, 2020
What Is a Greater National Security Threat to the US: North Korea or Iran?
By Timothy S. Rich and Madelynn Einhorn
The answer depends on who you ask – Democrats or Republicans.
June 28, 2019
Poll: Majority of Americans See US and China as Rivals
By Ankit Panda
Americans across partisan lines agree on a rivalrous relationship between Washington and Beijing.
August 29, 2018
Is the Trade War Impacting US Views of China?
By Shannon Tiezzi
A new survey hints at the (limited) impact of government policy on public opinion.
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