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Perceptions of Foreign Countries

Explore Gallup's research.

Americans continue to express greater sympathy for the Israelis than the Palestinians in the Middle East conflict, but pro-Palestinian sentiment continues to inch upward.

Americans view Canada, Great Britain, France and Japan the best of 19 countries asked about -- and North Korea, Afghanistan, Iran, Russia and Iraq the worst.

U.S. President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will hold their first in-person summit on Friday, at a time when 84% of Americans have a positive view of Japan.

Americans' favorable ratings of China and Russia have reached new lows in 2021.

The presidential candidates are delivering potent messages about China and Russia, reminding their respective base voters what's at stake in November.

Gallup will release the findings of its annual World Affairs survey in the coming weeks.

While Americans have very positive attitudes toward their fellow G7 nations, people in those countries have negative views of U.S. leadership.