Back Issues of PDAA Today

Back issues of PDAA Today, PDAA’s quarterly print newsletter are now online and available for download.

U.S. Global Leadership Standing Drops During Trump Administration

Global approval of U.S. leadership, 2007 – 2017 (Gallup Inc.)

(20 January 2018) Polling conducted worldwide by Gallup Inc. shows approval of U.S. leadership under President Donald Trump fell to its lowest point since 2007. The data reported this week by Gallup, show a median of 30 percent of respondents in 134 countries […]

U.S. Image Under Trump Declines Sharply

(1 July 2017) According to a new Pew Research Center survey spanning 37 nations, Donald Trump’s presidency has had a major impact on how the world sees the United States. Trump and many of his key policies are broadly unpopular around the globe, and ratings for the U.S. have declined steeply in many nations. Excerpts […]

Favorable Views of U.S. Continue in Canada, Europe, Asia

(4 July 2016). Opinions of the U.S. continue to be largely positive among publics in Europe and Asia, as well as Canada, according to surveys conducted by the Pew Research Center in April and May 2016. Results of the surveys from 15 countries, reported last week, also show more residents consider the U.S. the world’s […]

Iraqi Attitudes, News Sources Explored at First Monday Forum

Iraqi women using a mobile phone to take their photo. (

Update, 23 July 2016. A report and link to a video of the meeting are available on the Public Diplomacy Council Web site.

(27 June 2016). Two experts on public attitudes and media behavior in Iraq will examine changes in public opinion […]

Pew Surveys: Global U.S. Favorability Remains Solid

(Ken Teegardin, Flickr)

27 June 2015. Surveys in 40 countries show publics worldwide continue to hold a favorable opinion of the United States as well as confidence in President Obama. The polls were conducted by the Pew Research Center, largely in the Spring of 2015, that include items on political, economic, military, and […]

USC Center Holding Public Diplomacy Evaluation Workshop

(Dave Crosby/Flickr)

4 April 2015. The USC Center on Public Diplomacy is offering a workshop on evaluation of public diplomacy outcomes, 18-20 May 2015, at USC Center’s offices at 701 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. in Washington, D.C. The workshop — Effective Public Diplomacy: Evaluation and Impact — aims to address the challenge of understanding and […]