Though it's a different story in their own countries.
There is widespread opposition to U.S. eavesdropping and fewer now say the U.S. respects the personal freedoms of its people, but America is still popular around the world.
President Obama's trip to Asia this week comes at a time when many U.S. allies in the region are concerned about China's intentions.
Trade will likely be a topic of discussion when President Obama visits Japan on Wednesday. Most Americans see trade with Japan as a good thing and back a treaty on Pacific trade.