March 23, 2012

Egyptians Sour on U.S., Eye Closer Ties to Turkey, Iran

Gallup, Gallup

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The majority of Egyptians (56%) now see closer relations with the U.S. as a bad thing for their country, up sharply from 40% in December 2011. Slightly more than one-quarter (28%) say closer relations are a good thing, fewer than say the same thing about Turkey (60%) and Iran (41%).

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