Feb 11, 2020 - World

How U.S. allies view America under Trump: poll

Data: Pew Research Center; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon/Axios

Global opinions of the United States vary widely depending on who is in the Oval Office, even among close friends.

Details: In Europe and North America, America's favorability has fallen sharply under Trump. In Turkey, it's been strikingly low for decades. In Israel, though, it has reached new heights.

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The widening partisan divide on climate change

Reproduced from Pew Research Center U.S. Politics and Policy; Chart: Axios Visuals

The persistent partisan divide on climate change is getting wider, per a Pew Research Center survey.

The big picture: Since 2015, Democrats have become increasingly convinced (now at 78%) that climate change should be a top federal priority — while that same view among Republicans has remained relatively flat (now at 21%)

Go deeper: Climate change's surprise twist

Republicans more likely than Democrats to have confidence in Putin

Photo: Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images

Republicans and Republican-leaning independents are 21 points more likely than Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents (31% vs. 10%) to express confidence in Russian President Vladimir Putin and his actions in world affairs, according to a global Pew survey.

The big picture: It's the widest partisan gap Pew has recorded on the question, though Republicans' still-low confidence in the Russian leader is largely in line with the sentiment of key U.S. allies around the world.

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"Tectonic shift" in supply chains already happening

Cranes load freight cars with scrap metal in Dresden, Germany. Photo: Jens Büttner/picture alliance via Getty Images

Supply chains, even for companies outside of China, are in motion already as businesses rethink their strategies in a new global environment.

Driving the news: A new survey of analysts who cover more than 3,000 companies from Bank of America Securities is finding a "tectonic shift in global supply chains."