Poll: U.S. Image Improves But Still Negative Overall

Publication: CNN

Author: Jill Dougherty

06/13/2008 - America's image is improving around the world but is still more negative than positive, according to a survey of two dozen nations.

Many people abroad believe the next president is likely to change U.S. foreign policy for the better, the survey shows, especially if that president were to be Sen. Barack Obama.

"The poll found many people in the survey -- majorities in some countries -- saying that they've been paying close attention to the American election," said Andrew Kohut of the Pew Research Center.

That keen interest in the U.S. race is one of the conclusions of this year's Pew Global Attitudes Project survey, which questioned more than 24,000 people in 24 countries, including Americans.

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