Obama defeats McCain in poll abroad

Other findings from the survey include:

cFavorability ratings for China have declined in a number of countries, reflecting concerns about China’s emergence as a power in Asia and its clout as a global exporting giant. Opinions are particularly negative in Western Europe.

cU.S. respondents in the Pew poll were the least positive about the benefits of international trade of the two dozen countries surveyed. Fifty-three percent of Americans said trade was “good for the country,” down from 59 percent a year ago.

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David R. Sands

David R. Sands

Raised in Northern Virginia, David R. Sands received an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He worked as a reporter for several Washington-area business publications before joining The Washington Times.

At The Times, Mr. Sands has covered numerous beats, including international trade, banking, politics ...

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