Poll: Increasing Support In US For One-State Solution

Israel-palestine-settlement-wall

by Mitchell Plitnick On Friday, yet another poll on the Middle East was released. They seem to come in a very steady stream, and once you identify the questions, the results are almost entirely predictable. But Shibley Telhami, the Anwar Sadat… Continue Reading  

Strong US Majority Prefers Iran Deal says “Citizen Cabinet” Survey

by Jim Lobe Sixty-one percent of the American public prefers a deal permitting Iran to continue limited uranium enrichment and imposing intrusive inspections on its nuclear facilities in exchange for some sanctions relief, according to a unique new survey released here Tuesday. In contrast… Continue Reading  

US, Obama’s Image Remains Positive Worldwide

President Barack Obama views a replica of the Oval Office at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas, April 10, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

by Jim Lobe While Republicans and other right-wingers claim that President Barack Obama has inflicted unprecedented damage on Washington’s global reputation, a major new global survey suggests that the image of the US remains generally positive.

Arab Publics Prefer Light U.S. Footprint, Even in Syria

Obama-Rice-Foreign-Policy

by Jim Lobe In contrast to some of their leaders, people across the Arab world prefer President Barack Obama’s efforts to reduce Washington’s military footprint in the Middle East to the approach favored by neoconservatives and other U.S. hawks, according… Continue Reading  

Do Israel’s Actions Increase Anti-Semitism: A Closer Look at ADL Survey

antisemitism-adl

by Jim Lobe It’s no secret that much of the foreign policy establishment here — most notably in recent memory, former CentCom commander Gen. David Petraeus (ret.) — consider the perception of unconditional U.S. support for Israel’s actions in the… Continue Reading