Surveys in 15 Countries Find Most Have Favorable Views of the Agency – Though Not in the Middle East
The Pontiff Visits a Country Where Negative Views of Christians and the West Are on the Rise
President travels to a country with volatile views of U.S.
But Support for Terrorism and Anti-Semitism are Widespread
America’s global image has again slipped and support for the war on terrorism has declined even among close U.S. allies like Japan. The war in Iraq is a continuing drag on opinions of the United States, not only in predominantly Muslim countries but in Europe and Asia as well. And despite growing concern over Iran’s nuclear ambitions, the U.S. presence in Iraq is cited at least as often as Iran – and in many countries much more often – as a danger to world peace.
Our Values and Attitudes May Be Misunderstood, But They Have Consequences on the World Scene
Bucking the Global Trend, U.S. Popularity Soared among Indians in ’05