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US Leadership Approval

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Political scientist, foreign policy scholar and author Joseph Nye discusses the findings from Gallup's "Rating World Leaders: 2019" report.

Political scientist and Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer discusses the latest findings from Gallup's "Rating World Leaders: 2019" report and what they mean to the global world order.

by Jon Clifton

Gallup's report on the approval of U.S. leadership shows that the image of the U.S. remains low. But should we care what the world thinks of the U.S.?

U.S. approval rating remains near a record low.

by Julie Ray

The image of U.S. leadership suffered its most serious damage among its NATO allies in 2017.

by Zacc Ritter

The most significant declines in U.S. leadership approval between 2016 and 2017 occurred in freer nations connected to the U.S. through a dense network of political and economic ties.

by Zacc Ritter

Approval of U.S. leadership under the Trump administration dropped worldwide, particularly among educated, higher-income and urban adults.

All-time low: U.S. leadership approval drops 18 points in Trump's first year.