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This Chart Shows Reveals Just How Little The Muslim World Supports Al Qaeda

New Pew Research shows that one year after Osama bin Laden's death, large majorities of Muslims in Egypt, Jordan, Pakistan, Turkey and Lebanon view Al Qaeda negatively. Here's a key chart from the report: Worth noting is the Egypt's (relatively) high favorable score, which might give some pause what with the country's upcoming election. The report also notes Osama bin Laden's falling popularity in the Muslim world before his death: Please follow International on Twitter and Facebook.
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Poll: Many Muslims in Mideast, Pakistan have poor view of al Qaeda

Religion : CNN Belief Blog (2 years ago)

By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) – Most Muslims in several key Middle Eastern and Asian countries hold negative views of the terrorist network al Qaeda a year after U.S. forces killed its leader Osama bin Laden, according to a recent sur... Read Post

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Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (last year)

Max Fisher created the above chart using data from a new Pew report (pdf): According to Pew’s data, 78 percent of Afghan Muslims say they support laws condemning to death anyone who gives up Islam. In both Egypt and Pakistan, 64 per... Read Post

Muslim world turning back on al Qaeda on eve of bin Laden’s death

Health : Health (2 years ago)

A year after the death of Osama bin Laden, a new survey of Muslim publics shows al Qaeda is widely unpopular, with majorities expressing negative views of the terrorist group in Egypt, Jordan, Pakistan, Turkey and Lebanon a new Pew ... Read Post

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