The force of popular political opinion

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America's long shadow: Six months after September 11, it is no longer Islamist terror we are afraid of but the US nuclear hitlist
Editorial, The Guardian, 11 March 2002. It was revealed at the weekend that the US has contingency plans for a nuclear attack on seven countries. Will Cheney grasp the perception common outside the US that never has a nation squandered sympathy and moral advantage so quickly and with such wantonness?
Bitter Rice
By Uri Avnery, 22 March 2003. Some thoughts about the Iraq war. America is fighting against Europe as much as against Iraq; mass hostility to the war. All over the world, the public opposes the war. For the first time, there is something that can be called “world opinion”.
US Businesses Abroad Threatened by Rising Anti-Americanism
Radio Havana Cuba, 30 December 2003. Washington's foreign policy may be depriving US corporations of overseas profits, according to a new survey of 8,000 international consumers released this week by the Seattle-based Global Market Insite (GMI) Inc.
China influence seen as positive
BBC News, Saturday 5 March 2005. China's influence on the world is seen as positive by more people than is the case for the US or Russia, according to a new BBC World Service poll.
Katrina Shakes Faith in U.S. Around the World
By Pueng Vongs, Pacific News Service, 14 September 2005. News media worldwide are shocked by images of the superpower United States reeling from Hurricane Katrina. The war in Iraq has taken a surprising emotional toll on Americans: everyone is now a possible terrorist. Soldiers who were trained to point their guns at Iraqi civilians are now pointing their guns at innocent evacuees in New Orleans.
How Others See U.S.
By Norman Solomon, AlterNet, 8 September 2006. The U.S. war on terror is universally rejected and such views are routinely expressed in news media almost everywhere in the world. But in the United States, our media insulation about the “war on terror” is extreme—and dangerously self-deluding.