International Opinion Regarding Israel


How do you view Israel's influence in the world? (BBC World Service Poll, November 2006 - January, 2007)

Mainly Negative (%)
Mainly Positive (%)
United States
33
41
Cananda
56
27
Mexico
31
25
Chile
57
17
Argentina
41
12
Brazil
72
9
Russia
40
19
Italy
58
18
Great Britain
65
17
France
66
17
Portugal
60
12
Greece
68
11
Germany
77
10
Poland
49
7
Hungary
45
6
UAE
73
7
Lebanon
85
6
Egypt
78
5
Turkey
76
2
Nigeria
31
45
Kenya
37
38
India
22
24
Philippines
40
22
South Korea
62
22
Australia
68
16
Indonesia
71
15
China
57
15

Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Suicide bombings, which kill innocent civilians, can be a legitimate form of political action. (Angus Reid Strategies / Maclean’s, September 22-October 6, 2006)

  Agree Disagree
World
18%
82%
Lebanon
31%
69%
Saudi Arabia
29%
71%
Egypt
27%
73%
Japan
22%
78%
Turkey
21%
79%
Australia
18%
82%
France
17%
83%
South Africa
16%
84%
Mexico
16%
84%
Germany
15%
85%
Spain
14%
86%
Italy
13%
87%
China
13%
87%
South Korea
13%
87%
Britain
11%
89%
Russia
10%
90%
Canada
9%
91%
United States
9%
91%
Israel
8%
93%

Which one of the following countries do you think is the greatest threat to global stability? (Angus Reid Strategies / Maclean’s, September 22-October 6, 2006)

United States
33%
Iran
18%
China
12%
Israel
12%
Iraq
11%
North Korea
9%
Other Country
5%
Russia
1%

Which one of the following issues is the greatest threat to global stability? (Angus Reid Strategies / Maclean’s, September 22-October 6, 2006)

American Foreign Policy
26%
International Terrorism
25%
Islamic Extremism
18%
Poverty/Unemployment
8%
Global Warming
6%
Fundamentalist Governments
4%
The Rise of China
3%
Israeli Foreign Policy
3%
Globalization
2%
Iranian Foreign Policy
2%
HIV/AIDS
2%

Do you sympathize more with the Israelis or Palestinians? (Pew Global Attitudes)  

Response

France

Germany

Britain

United States

 

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Israelis

20

38

24

37

22

24

46

48

Palestinians

28

38

24

18

28

29

12

13

Neither

52

24

52

45

50

47

42

39