April 18, 2007
International Survey Data from Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan, and Morrocco: Tuesday, April 24
You are invited to the release of a new study on:
Public Opinion in Muslim Countries on Terrorism, Al Qaeda’s Goals, and US Foreign Policy
Tuesday, April 24, 2007 9:00 – 10:30 am
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.
START and WorldPublicOpinion.org will release the findings of an in-depth survey conducted in four of the largest Muslim countries-- Egypt, Pakistan, Indonesia, and Morocco. The survey examines in detail public attitudes on such topics as:
- the acceptability of terrorist attacks on civilians in general and Americans in particular,
- al Qaeda’s goals such as driving the US out of Muslim countries, imposing Sharia, and creating a new Caliphate,
- attacks on US troops based in Muslim countries
- US support for the governments of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan
- perceptions of US foreign policy goals
- the nature of the conflict between Islam and the West
- democracy and globalization
A panel will discuss the implications of the findings.
Moderator: Gary LaFree, Professor, University of Maryland and Director of START
Presenter: Steven Kull, Director of the Program on International Policy Attitudes and Editor, WorldPublicOpinion.org
Discussants: Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor of Peace and Development, University of Maryland; Daniel Benjamin, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution, and author of books on terrorism and U.S. strategy.
Coffee and continental breakfast will be available at 8:30am.
Please RSVP at email@example.com or 202-232-7500 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 202-232-7500 end_of_the_skype_highlighting begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 202-232-7500 end_of_the_skype_highlighting.