Iran, Israel And America: How The Whole World Sees Them ...
Here's a small snip from a story everyone should see.
That's straight from Haaretz, today.
BBC survey: Israel 'least popular' nation
By The Associated Press -- London
Israel, Iran and the United States are the countries with the most negative image in a globe-spanning survey of attitudes toward 12 major nations.
Canada and Japan came out best in the poll, released today.
You shouldn't be.
See some more from the same story.
Canada had the most positive rating in the survey of 28,389 people in 27 countries, with 54 percent viewing it positively and 14 percent negatively. It was followed by Japan and France.Then there's this.
Respondents were also asked their views of the 25-member European Union; 53 percent saw it as positive and 19 percent as negative.
Countries that relate to the world primarily through soft power, like France and Japan and the EU in general, tend to be viewed positively,We'd say that in any seriously civilised, 21st century society - such a sensible summary shouldn't surprise anyone.
Should be sort of self evident, eh?
Here's the Haaretz report.
And again via Ynet.