A new poll on Arab views of the U.S. shows declining support for President Obama.
A new poll from the Arab American Institute documents a sharp drop in President Obama's ratings in the Middle East. Among the findings:
â?¢ While many Arabs were hopeful that the election of Barack Obama would improve U.S.-Arab relations, that hope has evaporated. Today, President Obama's favorable ratings across the Arab world are 10% or less.
â?¢ Obama's performance ratings are lowest on the two issues to which he has devoted the most energy: Palestine and engagement with the Muslim world.
â?¢ The U.S. role in establishing a no-fly zone over Libya receives a positive rating only in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon, but, as an issue, it is the lowest priority.
â?¢ The killing of bin Laden only worsened attitudes toward the U.S.
You can read the entire survey here. (pdf)