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• 83 percent of Israelis have a positive opinion of the U.S.; 78 percent of South Koreans, 76 percent of Italians, 66 percent of Mexicans, 64 percent of Canadians, 51 percent of Russians and 16 percent of Egyptians agree.
• 90 percent of Israeli Jews, 82 percent of Nigerian Christians, 72 percent of Malaysian Buddhists and 66 percent of Lebanese Sunni also agree.
• 90 percent of Israelis consider the U.S. to be a “partner;” 88 percent of El Salvadorans, 84 percent of Senegalese, 81 percent of Filipinos, 72 percent of Germans and 63 percent of British agree.
• 76 percent of Palestinians consider the U.S. an “enemy;” 64 percent of Pakistanis, 49 percent of Turkish, 46 percent of Lebanese, 39 percent of Venezuelans and 22 percent of Greeks agree.
• 37 percent of Americans have a positive view of China; 81 percent of Pakistanis, 62 percent of Russians, 48 percent of Britons, 28 percent of Germans and 5 percent of Japanese agree.
Source: A Pew Global survey of approximately 38,000 people in 39 countries conducted March 4-April 21 and released Thursday; see this large, wide-ranging survey here: PewGlobal.org.
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