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.