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Publics in Western Countries Disapprove of Muhammad Cartoons
An analysis of polls on the worldwide uproar over the publication of cartoons satirizing the Prophet Muhammad shows that the prevailing attitude across several Western nations--Norway, Britain, France, the United States ...
French Public Stands Behind Protests Against New Labor Law
With French young people in the streets protesting a new law that will allow employers to fire workers under age 26 without review, French public opinion polls indicate that the French public is largely standing behind the ...
Peruvians Unsympathetic to Chávez, Morales
Peruvians hold predominantly negative opinions about Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and Bolivia’s Evo Morales and resent their comments about Peru’s presidential election. Few support following Bolivia’s lead and ...
Obama Rockets to Top of Poll on Global Leaders: Putin and Ahmadinejad Receive Lowest Marks
US President Barack Obama has the confidence of many publics around the world - inspiring far more confidence than any other world political leader according to a new poll of 20 nations by WorldPublicOpinion.org. A year ...
New Poll Shows French and Germans more Sympathetic toward Israel
A poll by the Pew Global Attitudesproject shows that the French and Germans have become more sympathetic toward Israel since the Palestinians elected Hamas, a radical Islamic group that has refused to recognize Israel or ...
Nine-Country Poll Finds Europeans and Americans Desire Closer Relations
Transatlantic Cooperation Seen as Inadequate on Issues from Poverty to Climate Change to Immigration British Council-Sponsored Research Finds Widespread Agreement on Priorities for Cooperation
How Russians and Americans View Each Other, Themselves, China and Iran
WorldPublicOpinion.org, together with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, hosted a discussion on May 31, 2006, about the findings of its new poll of Russians and Americans. The following is an edited transcript. ...
Chinese Become Sharply Negative About U.S., Americans Mildly Negative About China: Both More Negative Than World Average
Over the last year the Chinese view of the US has gone from being slightly negative to sharply negative. Americans’ views of China have also worsened a bit, but only a modest majority have a negative view. Both publics ...
U.S. and Venezuela Lead World in National Pride
Presidents Bush and Chávez may represent opposite poles of the hemispheric political spectrum but the people of the United States and Venezuela have something in common: both are brimming with national pride.
Iraq Poll Illuminates Sunni-Shia Divide: Sunni Dissatisfaction Widespread
The welling up of violent incidents that followed the bombing of one of Shia Islam's holiest shrines last week in Iraq have raised questions about the roots of the frustration and anger that are playing out. A WorldPubli ...