25 June 2012

Local Politics Drives Anti-American Views

Anti-American political rhetoric leads to anti-American views among the public, and that anti-American rhetoric, in turn, usually flows from Islamists trying to gain political advantage in contests against secularists accord to a new study.  Anti-American rhetoric and as a result anti-American public opinion, is much more muted where Islamists are not in pitched political struggles with secularists, for example, because Islamists are politically dominant already.

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