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China More Popular than the United States Across MENA: Poll

A breakdown of public approval of the U.S. and China across the MENA region. Graph by Arab Barometer.

The United States is markedly less popular than China in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), according to a new poll by Arab Barometer.

The Princeton University-based public opinion tracker found that perceptions of China outstrip those of the U.S. in seven out of eight polled countries. In some countries, the popularity gap stretches well into double figures.

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