World Likes America Better Now That Obama Is President
A (not new, but relevant) BBC poll shows that world opinion of the United States has improved dramatically since Obama has been president.
For the first time since the annual poll began in 2005, America’s influence in the world is now seen as more positive than negative.
The improved scores for the US coincided with Barack Obama becoming president, a BBC correspondent notes…
“People around the world today view the United States more positively than at any time since the second Iraq war,” said Doug Miller, chairman of international polling firm GlobeScan, which carried out the poll with the Program on International Policy Attitudes (Pipa) at the University of Maryland.
“While still well below that of countries like Germany and the UK, the global standing of the US is clearly on the rise again.”Click here for reuse options!
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