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  • After years of nuclear negotiations between Iran and the United States, tensions have

  • soared to a new high. Both countries hold extremely negative views of each other. Iranian

  • leaders are even known to chantDeath to Americain their public addresses. However,

  • some countries have even less favorable views of the US. So which countries hate America the most?

  • Well according to a recent Pew Poll surveying 40 countries throughout the world, the Middle

  • East is the most critical region of the US and its actions. Since 2001, the United States

  • has fought a “War on Terrorthroughout nations like Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria.

  • This has resulted in countless casualties, severely damaging the United Statespopularity in the area.

  • This is on top of America’s historic support of Israel amid the Israel-Palestine conflict.

  • Jordan, which borders most of these war-torn countries, hates the US more than

  • any other nation surveyed. 83% of those polled held unfavorable views of the US. Surrounding areas

  • like the Palestinian territories, Lebanon and Turkey also held similar negative views.

  • The country with the second most unfavorable view of the US is Russia. After Russia’s

  • annexation of Crimea in 2014, the US led a series of sanctions against Russia.

  • Today, Russia is in the midst of a recession, which some blame on US and EU sanctions.

  • Russia also controls its media, which weighs heavily on public opinion, and regularly demonizes

  • the US. Just a few years ago, Russian approval ratings of the US stood at 51%. Today this

  • has nosedived to 15%. Russia’s economic dip has also affected US perceptions in countries

  • with strong business-ties to Russia, like Argentina and Venezuela.

  • Also a few nations in Asia, like Pakistan and Malaysia, have significant negative views

  • of the US. This is mostly due to their national Muslim majorities, which generally sympathize

  • with other Middle Eastern Muslim communities. Pakistan also shares a border with Afghanistan,

  • where part of the US War on Terror is being fought. For this reason, Pakistan has

  • disapproval towards the United States, at 62%.

  • Most countries with anti-US views have been opposed to the spread of Western dominance.

  • Anti-American sentiments have become so deeply-entrenched in some places that the belief has become

  • symbolic of something larger. Dissatisfaction with the way current global politics are skewed

  • against certain territories have caused many to turn to more militant organizations in

  • order to initiate change.

  • Youre probably curious to find out more about each individual enemy the U.S. has.

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