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Which country do Americans like the most?

Canada, the latest Gallup poll shows: Some of these answers seem a touch unfair to me. I would have preferred to see a poll asking Americans about their views of other countries’ goverments, rather than the countries themselves. For instance, my guess is that most Americans have no problems with the Iranian people — but ...

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Canada, the latest Gallup poll shows:

Some of these answers seem a touch unfair to me. I would have preferred to see a poll asking Americans about their views of other countries’ goverments, rather than the countries themselves. For instance, my guess is that most Americans have no problems with the Iranian people — but take issue with the regime.

Another curious thing: The United States invaded Afghanistan nine years ago. Now, 18 of Americans view Afghanistan favorably, but 47 percent of Afghans view the United States favorably. 

Canada, the latest Gallup poll shows:

Some of these answers seem a touch unfair to me. I would have preferred to see a poll asking Americans about their views of other countries’ goverments, rather than the countries themselves. For instance, my guess is that most Americans have no problems with the Iranian people — but take issue with the regime.

Another curious thing: The United States invaded Afghanistan nine years ago. Now, 18 of Americans view Afghanistan favorably, but 47 percent of Afghans view the United States favorably. 

Annie Lowrey is assistant editor at FP.

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