Views of the U.S. in the Muslim World (from The National Interest)
Summary of Findings Barack Obama is riding high as the March 4 primaries approach. Obama has moved out to a broad-based advantage over Hillary Clinton in the national Democratic primary contest and holds a 50%-43% lead over John McCain in a general election matchup. However, the survey results point to several potential hazards for Obama. […]
Prior to the Bhutto Assassination, Public Opinion Was Increasingly Opposed to Terrorism
Many of the Country’s Sectarian Differences Do Not Run Along a Straight Muslim-Christian Fault Line
And Negative Views of Musharraf Are on the Rise
A 47-nation survey finds that as economic growth has surged in much of Latin America, East Europe and Asia over the past five years, people are expressing greater satisfaction with their personal lives, family incomes and national conditions. The picture is different in most advanced nations, where growth has been less robust and citizen satisfaction has changed little since 2002.
Remarks of Andrew Kohut to the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights, and Oversight
President travels to a country with volatile views of U.S.
Concerns Pre-Date Airplane Plot
But Support for Terrorism and Anti-Semitism are Widespread