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Democrats and Republicans Split over Immigration Levels

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Craig Kafura

But American concern about large numbers of immigrants and refugees coming into the country has steadily decreased over the past decades.

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Immigration and Migration

Americans See Europe as Most Critical Region for US Security

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Dina Smeltz

Public support for US military bases on the continent is also on the rise, Council polling reveals.

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Support for US Commitment to NATO at 48-Year High

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Craig Kafura

And bipartisan majorities of Americans support admitting new members to the alliance, Council polling shows.

President Joe Biden speaks at a press conference on the final day of the NATO Summit in Madrid
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Public Opinion

Americans More Threatened by Russia Than China

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Dina Smeltz

American feelings toward Russia and China are lower than during the Cold War, Council polling shows.

Russian President Putin meets Chinese President Xi in Beijing
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Public Opinion

Americans Support Sanctions on Iran

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

In the event of Iran developing nuclear weapons, the US public wants to tighten economic sanctions, and most support a return to the JCPOA.

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Public Opinion

Americans Continue to Back South Korea

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Karl Friedhoff

A majority support using US troops to defend Seoul should North Korea invade, Council polling shows.

VP Harris and President Yoon shake hands near flags.
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Public Opinion

Republicans More Conservative Than Democrats Are Liberal

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

And the ideological split between parties continues to widen, new Council polling shows.

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Public Opinion

21 Years after 9/11, Americans Are Less Concerned about Terrorism

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

In 2002, nine in 10 Americans saw international terrorism as a critical threat. About six in 10 do today, Council polling shows.

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Americans Believe Sanctions Will Weaken Russia's Economy and Military

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

But neither Americans or Ukrainians think the sanctions will force Russia to withdraw troops from Ukraine in the immediate future.

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Reuters
Public Opinion

Most Americans Say Climate Change Is a Critical Threat

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Emily Sullivan

But public opinion is sharply divided along partisan lines, 2022 Chicago Council Survey data finds.

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Climate and the Environment