A poll conducted by the BBC revealed Tuesday that Israel is one of the most negatively viewed countries in the world, ranking at the bottom of the chart along with Iran, North Korea and Pakistan.
In 2011, 22 out of 27 countries leaned toward a negative view of Israel, headed by Egypt, Turkey, and Indonesia. The countries which had the most positive view of Israel were the United States, Russia, Ghana, and China.
Participants were asked in a questionnaire, "Please tell me if you think each of the following countries is having a mainly positive or mainly negative influence in the world," giving the options "mainly positive, mainly negative, depends" and "neutral." More...