The world once more views US favorably

BBC reports from a poll that checks how people around the world views other countries, and for the first time since the Iraq war the US influence are seen as more positive than negative. What’s been called “The Obama Effect” seem to be true and holding. Just check the steep rise of this graph!

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And yes, the US has been viewed as having more of a negative influence in the world than both China and Russia previously…

Full story at BBC here.