A poll measuring public opinion of several different countries recently released by the bbc ranked Israel’s popularity lower than ever. The lowest ranked nation was Iran, followed by Pakistan. After that, it was a tie between North Korea and Israel.
The Country Ratings Poll, which has been conducted on a yearly basis since 2005, has shown a continued decrease in Israel’s popularity. Of all the nations surveyed in 2012, only three nations had a majority that viewed Israel positively: the United States, Kenya and Nigeria.