La Presse

La Presse

November 02, 2006 17:28 ET

La Presse: Five International Newspapers Conduct Poll on Impact of US Foreign Policy

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 2, 2006) - Five leading international newspapers from countries allied with the United States have each completed a national opinion poll on the role of the United States in world affairs today. The poll, which will be published tomorrow, Friday, November 3, was initiated by Montreal's La Presse, Canada's leading French-language national newspaper.

The five newspapers each hired independent polling firms to ask approximately 1,000 citizens in their own country to respond to questions ranging from the impact of U.S. foreign policy on the safety of the world and the advancement of democracy to the danger posed by world political leaders from George W. Bush to Kim Jon Il.

Newspapers participating in the survey are: La Presse (Canada), The Toronto Star (Canada), The Guardian (Great Britain), Haaretz (Israel), Reforma (Mexico).

Full results and analysis of the poll will be published in all five participating newspapers in their respective November 3 editions. Full results will also be available from La Presse online as of 7:00 a.m. on November 3 at www.cyberpresse.ca/us.

La Presse is Canada's leading French-language national newspaper with a total readership of 850,000. Based in Montreal, La Presse has correspondents in New York, London, Paris and Los Angeles.

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