Israel, Iran Garner Most Negative Ratings

Posted on Friday, March 09 at 12:56 by jensonj
The poll was conducted for the BBC by the international polling firm GlobeScan ( together with the Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA) at the University of Maryland. In total, 28,389 individuals in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Lebanon, Mexico, Nigeria, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, South Korea, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and the United States were interviewed between Nov. 3, 2006 and Jan. 16, 2007. In 10 of the 27 countries, the sample was limited to major urban areas. The country with the highest number of mostly negative responses overall was Israel (56 percent negative, 17 percent positive, followed by Iran (54 percent negative, 18 percent positive); the United States (51 percent negative, 30 percent positive); and North Korea (48 percent negative, 19 percent positive). [Editors note, Most positive and least negative raings go to Canada. DrC]

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