When TV pictures show five-nation tour scheduled to begin today — many Americans might be surprised. His welcome is likely to be warm, and genuine.
Though Bush is unpopular at home and in much of the world, in large part because of the Iraq war and perceived superpower bullying, is mostly an exception.
The high approvalshows African countries dominating the list of those with
for the USA, including Ivory Coast (88% approval),(87%) and (80%). Compare that with Turkey (9%), (16%) and (30%).