July 15, 2014

The World Welcomes Its New Chinese Overlords

Joshua Keating, Slate

The Associated Press

65 percent of people in 43 countries still have a positive opinion of the U.S., basically unchanged since last year. President Obama has a 56 percent approval rating abroad, significantly down from the good old days of 2009, but foreigners still feel more positively about America’s president than Americans.

On the other hand, there’s a growing international consensus that China is supplanting America’s international role.

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