TITLE

Muslim Publics Oppose Al Qaeda's Terrorism, But Agree With Its Goal of Driving US Forces Out

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Public Opinion Poll - Region Middle East & North Africa;2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the results of public opinion polls on al Qaeda's terrorism and its goals in Muslim countries. Results show that large majorities of predominantly Muslim countries continue to renounce the use of attacks on civilians as a means of pursuing political goals. According to WorldPublicOpinion.org director Steven Kull, the U.S. efforts to fight terrorism through military presence in these areas seems to have elicited a backlash and to have engendered some sympathy for al Qaeda.
ACCESSION #
44650516

 

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