Global End of Year Survey: After US, Pakistan considered biggest threat to world peace

Published: December 31, 2013
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24% people round the globe consider US currently the biggest threat to world peace.

24% people round the globe consider US currently the biggest threat to world peace.

In a 2013 global survey conducted by Worldwide Independent Network/Gallup, the public perception of United States saved Pakistan the embarrassment of being labeled the biggest threat to world peace today.

24% of the world believes America represents the biggest threat to peace. In comparison, only 8% believe it is Pakistan, which is closely followed by neighbours China (6%), and Afghanistan (5%) and Iran (5%).

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Source: WIN/Gallup International

Citizens from arch-rival India, which is ranked at eight, may have had a large role in Pakistan’s dismal ranking, though, considering 15% of the world’s population lives there.

As for US, the results were not all that surprising considering their awkward history of controversial political and military interventions round the globe. 13% Americans considered their own country the biggest threat to peace.

WIN/Gallup, which calls itself “the leading association in market research and polling” is made up of 77 independent market research and polling firms that WIN/Gallup claims to cover 95% of the world’s market.

The 37th annual ‘End of Year Survey’ of the association is defined as “a global study that collects the public’s view on the challenges that the world faces today”. It is supposed to be a reflection of the thoughts and behaviours of the population from 65 countries around the world.

With respect to the average global population, the bigger findings from the 2013 survey reveal:

  • Despite a year of economic difficulty, almost 50% of people surveyed are more positive about 2014 than they were for 2013
  • US, Canada and Australia are the countries where most people would like to live if they could
  • US is considered to be the greatest threat to peace in the world, followed by Pakistan and China
  • Over a third of those surveyed believe the world would be a better place if there were more female politicians
  • Now in its 37th year WIN/Gallup International End of Year Survey finds that since 1989 people in general have a more positive outlook on economic prosperity for the coming year

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Source: WIN/Gallup International

Win/Gallup interviewed 67,806 people in total, in 65 countries either face-to-face, by telephone on online, between September and December 2013.

The margin or error is +/- 3.5%.

The global average was calculated according to the share of the covered adult population of the surveyed countries.

Pakistan

The survey’s Pakistan profile records answers provided by 2000 Pakistanis for each the following questions:

Q1. As far as you are concerned, do you think that 2014 will be better, worse or the same as 2013?

41% Pakistanis think the coming year will be better than 2013, with 24% saying it will be worse, 31% saying there will be no difference and the rest being indifferent/no answer.

Q2. Compared to this year, in your opinion, will next year be a year of economic prosperity, economic difficulty or remain the same for your country?

33% were optimistic for prosperity, 30% expected it to be a more difficult year while 30% said it will be more or less the same.

Q3. In general, do you personally feel happy, unhappy or neither happy nor unhappy about your life?

While 44% were happy with their lives, 16% were unhappy and 37% felt they were neither happy nor unhappy.

Q4. If there were no barriers to living in any country of the world, which country would you like to live in?

30% — the highest percentage — of Pakistanis said they would like to live in Saudi Arabia. 11% opted for United Arab Emirates while 6% wished to live in America.

22% Pakistanis said they were happy where they were and would not want to move anywhere else.

Q5. If politicians were predominantly women, do you believe the world would in general be a better place, a worse place or no different?

29% Pakistanis thought a majority of women politicians would make the world a better place, with 33% saying it would become worse. 22% of the people surveyed were of the opinion that it would not make a difference.

Q6. Which country do you think is the greatest threat to peace in the world today?

2 out of 2000 Pakistanis opined that Pakistan was currently the greatest threat to peace in the world.

A daunting 44% of the subjects said the US was the greatest threat, with 15% going for India and 13% for Israel.

Saudi Arabia was not on the list.

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Reader Comments (81)

  • Saad
    Dec 31, 2013 - 10:55PM

    That’s quite an achievement guys. The world is afraid of us. Haha

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  • Arzoo
    Dec 31, 2013 - 11:05PM

    Absolute bunk. Surveys like these are pure nonsense. Up until recently these surveys were pointing towards Soviet Union and China as the biggest threat. After destroying communism, now they are turning their guns toward smaller toads. Remember, just recently the so-called “axis of evil” were North Korea, Iran, and Libya???? After responding to the survey, the respondents went back to watching their football game sipping on their favorite drink. Just yesterday I read the survey which revealed that Hillary Clinton is the most admired woman in the world. Almost half the humanity lives in China, Indo-Pak sub-continent, and surrounding countries. Is Hillary the most admired woman in that part of the world?????

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  • Adnan
    Dec 31, 2013 - 11:11PM

    Those 24% people are drunk. I salute US for their efforts towards world peace.
    God Bless America!!

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  • Baba Ji
    Dec 31, 2013 - 11:14PM

    Thanks to western media … i.e. GEO TV !!!Recommend

  • crap
    Dec 31, 2013 - 11:18PM

    Citizens from arch-rival India, which
    is ranked at eight, may have had a
    large role in Pakistan’s dismal
    ranking, though, considering 15% of
    the world’s population lives there.

    oh yeah, citizens from “arch-rival” were responsible for pakistan’s dismal ranking, but not the fact that pakistan had rogue nuclear network with rogue states? the fact of bin laden was hiding there doesn’t count? the genocide of shias? the cleansing of minorities? allowing terror organisations to run free doesn’t count at all. It must be true, its only Indians doing this, otherwise Pakistan is all peaceful and absolute heaven, where everyone would want to stay there, except Pakistanis themselves of course.

    Grow up….your own politicians done much more bad things to your country than India has, and yet, the editor couldn’t control his frustration and barked at India, before even checking how many Indians actually took part in the poll, what a crap level of journalism. shame, utter shame.

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  • Peace
    Dec 31, 2013 - 11:22PM

    After US, It is India. Period
    Peace

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  • crap
    Dec 31, 2013 - 11:28PM

    oh yeah, btw, only 25 percent Indian respondents said Pakistan was the biggest threat, and majority never had such a view. India also figures in the list because of Pakistanis, if else, no one would rate India as threat to world peace, not even Chinese.

    Even if no Indian responded,i’m pretty Pakistan would have figured in top three, after all, according to recent BBC news, your nuclear missiles are already in service for Saudi kingdom, which in in itself is one of the biggest financier of terror networks.

    -Against the backdrop of the decades-old Indo-Pakistan rivalry,
    Indian respondents predictably named
    their Muslim neighbor as posing the
    greatest danger (25 percent), but for
    Pakistanis the U.S. easily beat India
    as the biggest threat (44 percent
    compared to 15). – See more at:
    http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/patrick-goodenough/and-country-posing-greatest-threat-peace-2013-ends#sthash.5w8UTUN4.dpuf

    your brothers

    Afghan respondents put Pakistan at the top of the list of biggest threats (26 percent)
    , followed by the U.S. (21

    percent) and Israel (18 percent) – See
    more at:
    http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/patrick-goodenough/and-country-posing-greatest-threat-peace-2013-ends#sthash.5w8UTUN4.dpuf

    seems afghans hate you more than Indians do.

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  • Hearty
    Dec 31, 2013 - 11:31PM

    Happy new year to ET and it’s readers.

    Brilliant! US is number 1 and we are number 2. However, let’s not forget one essential difference before getting too happy and thinking we are somehow absolved of our issues.

    The US is number 1 on the list because it’s number 1 in terms of global influence at the moment. People recognize it’s ability to influence and shape global Outcomes to further its national strategic and economic objectives. Nobody (eu, china, india) likes being lower than them in power or their arrogance. It’s important to note that inspite being number 1 as a threat, the article mentions that the US (plus Canada, australia) is the country in which most respondents want to live.

    We are on the list for more sinister reasons such as terrorism , terrorist havens and having nuke arsenals with so much terrorism in the country.

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  • Assad
    Dec 31, 2013 - 11:33PM

    This says it all:

    Citizens from arch-rival India, which is ranked at eight, may have had a large role in Pakistan’s dismal ranking, though, considering 15% of the world’s population lives there.

    So much for Pakistan being a threat to World peace!!!!

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  • Never Agree
    Dec 31, 2013 - 11:33PM

    Funny, the so called Axis of Evil i.e. North Korea and Iran are way behind U.S. which keeps declaring war against nations which it deems as threat!!

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  • Never Agree
    Dec 31, 2013 - 11:36PM

    Only 6% of Pakistanis wish to live in US???? Now this shows how fake this survey is…!!

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  • objective observer
    Dec 31, 2013 - 11:36PM

    Less people are familar with Pakistan or it would easily take the cake.

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  • Parvez
    Dec 31, 2013 - 11:40PM

    After reading that all that came to mind was………..that was amusing.

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  • Sparta
    Dec 31, 2013 - 11:54PM

    @crap:

    seems afghans hate you more than
    Indians do

    We already know how Afghanistan feels about us, it seems like you’re not well versed in the history of Pakistan and Afghanistan’s relation.

    Afghanistan voted against the creation of Pakistan in the UN general assembly in 1947-48, the Afghans do not recognize the Durrand line and they have claims over the provinces of KPK and Baluchistan.

    Afghanistan’s Kind Daud Khan was supported separatism in KPK(then NWFP) back in the 50s and 60s, Pakistan responded by intervening in Afghanistan.

    Afghanistan is just as big as an existential threat to Pakistan as India, in fact I would rate Afghanistan as a bigger threat to Pakistan’s existence.

    The Afghans were never our brothers.

    @ET mods:post this.

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  • dude
    Dec 31, 2013 - 11:55PM

    Citizens from arch-rival India, which
    is ranked at eight, may have had a
    large role in Pakistan’s dismal
    ranking, though, considering 15% of
    the world’s population lives there.

    get a life. how many in India has internet? in percentage wise?

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  • Ricky
    Dec 31, 2013 - 11:57PM

    After exporting nuclear technology to rouge states we have been exporting terrorists and terrorism to the world. Now time to take up biological weapons as the Polio is on the rise and we would continue Not to control it.

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  • Rejekt
    Dec 31, 2013 - 11:57PM

    @Crap – It is pretty evident that Pakistanis are more hated by Indians rather than the other way around as indicated by your highlighted points. So cut the crap and face the truth.

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  • Kiran
    Jan 1, 2014 - 12:00AM

    Well, India would have been way down in the list if Indian people themselves didn’t feel that India is a threat to peace. 12% Indians feel they are threat, I feel that shows how much
    anger they have on current Congress. But, in all other China and India polled almost close percentage on each of those views.

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  • Ahmed
    Jan 1, 2014 - 12:29AM

    15% of world’s population lives in India! No wonder this will be the result, this is only a result of India being our neighbor and does not reflect global opinion. This is what the BBC website says on the matter, not me.

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  • polpot
    Jan 1, 2014 - 12:30AM

    Indians wouldnt be misguided by this Finding
    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    We know who is number One.

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  • MSS
    Jan 1, 2014 - 12:31AM

    The rankings seem to be accurate. However, why would anybody want to migrate to Saudi Arabia? 30 Percent Pakistanis want to. It is surprising that so many would willingly give up their freedom to speak, travel, drive etc. Now is there a relationship between that 30percent and the terrorism that is stalking every part of Pakistan?
    GOP should take a serious note of this survey and all those ‘Current Affairs’ programs anchors please refrain from rejecting this survey as an attempt by the West to malign Pakistan yet again.

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  • Ahmed
    Jan 1, 2014 - 12:31AM

    @crap:
    ” the genocide of shias? the cleansing of minorities?”
    while these issues do exist, your analysis seems wildly exaggerated!

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  • Ali
    Jan 1, 2014 - 12:33AM

    Thank you Afghans and Indians, We hate you guys…..
    Have a very unpleasant and a dismal new year!!!

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  • Crazy Canuck
    Jan 1, 2014 - 12:35AM

    Woohoo! We’re in the same category as America!

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  • unbelievable
    Jan 1, 2014 - 12:35AM

    :LOL – same poll puts the USA as No. ! country everyone wants to move to. First time I have seen a Gallup poll where almost the entire polling process was subcontracted out to other polling firms ( they didn’t even participate in the USA poll) – makes you wonder about the quality of the polling process.

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  • Dhaka
    Jan 1, 2014 - 12:46AM

    We are fully agreeing the report that pakistan is one of the biggest threat to world peace.

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  • MSS
    Jan 1, 2014 - 12:47AM

    It is a statistical sample and would be stratified. Indians could not have impacted the findings beyond a certain point and Pakistani responses would have neutralised it somewhat. So, it should be taken as presented.

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  • Pmahmud
    Jan 1, 2014 - 1:09AM

    India with 15 percent of sample size and a quarter of the voting against Pakistan shows a net contribution of 3%. So you take that out the Pakistan would be only 5%. tied with Iran and Israel. I don’t see war mongering Britain and France any were? Why? .

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  • Naeem
    Jan 1, 2014 - 1:12AM

    Where was this poll conducted, why was this not on Public forum, we dont know. why Isreal not named ? which is the basis for threats tothe world. Corrupt Media like a postman, manufacturing and forwrding all that benifits them.

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  • objective observer
    Jan 1, 2014 - 1:56AM

    @Sparta:

    Oh yes, the Afghans betrayed your so brotherly tendencies. You opened your arms to embrace your Muslim brothers with the Haqqani in one hand and the Quetta Shura in the other.

    If you deem Afghanistan as a nation an existential threat. Who’s the one with the problem coexisting?

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  • mbd4u
    Jan 1, 2014 - 2:26AM

    change your terrorist mind you all pakistanis . You should be no 1 . In 2013 majority of terrorist attack somewhere related to pakistan.

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  • shah
    Jan 1, 2014 - 2:50AM

    Another feather in the cap of proud Pakistani nation.

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  • Hattar
    Jan 1, 2014 - 3:18AM

    It does make sense considering the 1 billion Indians. No wonder Pakistan and China got so much votes…!
    I wish if they could reveal the demographics of the votes by count.
    Anyways for me its good to know that those Indians think that well of us…..!
    Stay afraid India….. Stay really afraid..!

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  • rasgullah
    Jan 1, 2014 - 3:52AM

    Pakistan, Afghanistan snd North Korea combined should be number one.Recommend

  • Larry
    Jan 1, 2014 - 4:08AM

    I would have ranked Pakistan first followed by Israel, Saudi Arabia, USA and China.

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  • Harris Pir
    Jan 1, 2014 - 4:11AM

    @crap:

    “Seems afghans hate you more than Indians do.”

    Thanks for the link though I’m not surprised. Plenty of Pakistanis who go to Afghanistan have to pretend to be Indians.

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  • naeem khan Manhattan,Ks
    Jan 1, 2014 - 5:03AM

    @Arzoo:
    I think you have some very valid and convincing argument about these polls.About Hillary Clinton, let us not go there.

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  • naeem khan Manhattan,Ks
    Jan 1, 2014 - 5:06AM

    @crap:
    I can’t help but think that you are full of crap and likes to be called crap.

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  • Raj Kafir
    Jan 1, 2014 - 5:30AM

    Survey seems scientific, there is no mentioning of Bangla Desh, Sri Lanka, Iraq and Saudi Arabia.

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  • Np
    Jan 1, 2014 - 6:07AM

    @Assad:
    Bad logic. Indians did not constitute 15% of the sample. The total Population of India is irrelevant since the sample was not chosen proportionally.

    China, US, UK, Iran, Russia, Afghanistan, France have all spoken about terrorism originating from Pakistan.

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  • Np
    Jan 1, 2014 - 6:10AM

    @Rejekt:
    Why do you think that is the case? Could it be because all wars with India were started by Pakistan? Could it be because Pakistan had a policy of leading India with a thousand cuts? Could it be because Pakistan trained and funded those responsible for 26/11 and refuses o prosecute those accountable?

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  • Bad logic
    Jan 1, 2014 - 6:12AM

    @Ahmed:
    Did 15% of the sample come from India? No. So how does t matter that 15% of people live in India?

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  • Bad logic
    Jan 1, 2014 - 6:13AM

    @Naeem:
    Please read again. Israel is very much on the list.

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  • Takoo
    Jan 1, 2014 - 6:31AM

    Its all Crap

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  • RD Sultan
    Jan 1, 2014 - 6:40AM

    @Sparta:

    If you believe that Palestine should be given back to the Palestinians, then you should likewise believe that KPK should be given back to the Afghans.

    Tit for tat. As simple as that.

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  • Imran
    Jan 1, 2014 - 6:41AM

    Thank you PMLN and PTI. Thank you very much for vouching for the cause of defaming the country.

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  • Jibran
    Jan 1, 2014 - 6:45AM

    Australia?… what were the respondents smoking?

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  • unbelievable
    Jan 1, 2014 - 6:57AM

    Poll methodology makes little sense – for example they polled almost 3 times the number of Afghans over American’s even though Afghanistan has 1/10th the population Also Gallup only seemed to be nominally involved in the poll having only participated in a couple of countries like Bulgaria and Pakistan.

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  • PeaceMonger
    Jan 1, 2014 - 7:02AM

    I am surprised Pakistan is not at No.1. There should be a repoll or NADRA must be asked to verify the votes.

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  • Udaya Bose
    Jan 1, 2014 - 8:33AM

    @Sparta:

    Afghanistan is just as big as an existential threat to Pakistan as India, in fact I would rate Afghanistan as a bigger threat to Pakistan’s existence.

    The Afghans were never our brothers.

    Experience always makes people wiser. The Afghans evidently know a thing or two that even we in India don’t!

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  • goldconsumer
    Jan 1, 2014 - 9:34AM

    @mbd4u:
    Have you visited Pakistan? How many Pakistanis you know? Rather i should ask how much info you gain other than watching your channels? Advise: dont blog, be happy in your merry dreams!

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  • Anoni
    Jan 1, 2014 - 9:39AM

    @Pmahmud:
    Taking the Bais out of this equation as both Pk and India are biased against each other.

    Quater of 15 % for indian population of smaple size is is 3.75 % take that out 8% – 3.75 % and you get = 4.25% people afraid of Pk

    so it does make a difference. On the other hand you take the Pak sample which i think would roughly be 2000/67806 = 0.29 % of total sample . Then 15 % of .29 = 0.4 %
    India rating 4 -0.4 % = 3.6 %

    so it’s 4.25% pk VS 3.6 % india as threat

    Not much difference left. So get the fact straight and chill as we are still better off against all the negative publicity for the past Six seven years .

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  • Khan
    Jan 1, 2014 - 9:50AM

    **Interestingly, Indians on third greatest threat to world peace: India!

    Furthermore, Indians aged 18-24 on which country is the greatest threat to world peace:
    US (23%); India (19%); Pakistan (18%)**

    http://www.wingia.com/web/files/news/101/file/101.pdf

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  • Khan
    Jan 1, 2014 - 10:13AM

    @Imran:
    Were PMLN and PTI running the country during last 10 years when situation deteriorated? Your logic and assertion are deeply flawed my tunnel-visioned friend.Recommend

  • Feroz
    Jan 1, 2014 - 1:18PM

    Let us not get carried away by threats and praises but vow to contribute in making the World a better, loving and peaceful place in 2014 and there after. Happy New Year !

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  • Last Word
    Jan 1, 2014 - 1:34PM

    After Americans leave Afghanistan and sign peace agreement with Iran, Pakistan would be elevated to its rightful number one position during 2014.

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  • goldconsumer
    Jan 1, 2014 - 1:45PM

    @Dhaka:
    Very soon your own government will be a danger to you, the policies it is adopting. Cheers!

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  • Dhaka
    Jan 1, 2014 - 2:16PM

    @goldconsumer:
    Don’t worry, we have less fanatics than your country.We are a progressive country,but you are a failed state

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  • Justice Miscarried
    Jan 1, 2014 - 2:50PM

    Indians have rated Pakistan as dangerous country partly because their fear has a historical origin. Peace won’t be threatened unless India denies Pakistan its due share of water. Kashmir, may or may not be the cause of a future India-Pakistan war but drying up Pakistan is likely to be. So, in the best interest of peace, the Indians should prevail upon their Government to assure that Pakistan gets its due share of water, as a future war could risk sub-continental suicide.

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  • Zubair Khan
    Jan 1, 2014 - 2:50PM

    Each citizen has love for the motherland. Same is true for Pakistani citizens. However the way masses are electing the leaders and how these so called leaders are damaging the country has to be seen objectively. See in neighbour. Masses reacted and destroyed Congress in Delhi by voting AAP. AAP raised the voice against corruption and justice to all. Many voices are raised in Pakistan but masses are paying a deaf ear to such voices. Allah also does not change the fate of any nation unless nation strives for it. So each has to be objective and educate masses of Pakistan to elect sensible, just and honest leaders.

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  • jani
    Jan 1, 2014 - 3:05PM

    Why not Israel in this list??????

    and why not India on 3rd????

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  • Mazahir
    Jan 1, 2014 - 3:08PM

    1% for Saudia Arabia? You gotta be kidding me. Saudia is the biggest threat to peace around the world.

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  • Tanya
    Jan 1, 2014 - 3:59PM

    Lol….just 8% and that too mostly from our dear neighbour who have strived hard, trolled even harder to make us on top…My commiserations to u indians but seems like all ur cyber army and propagandists are having a free lunch…time to put them on work dears….

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  • Sexton Blake
    Jan 1, 2014 - 5:20PM

    @Adnan: “I salute US for their peace efforts”
    Dear Adnan
    Yes, Americans are really peaceful? In the last few years they have only threatened, confronted, bombed, helped to bomb or invaded, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria, Iraq, Korea, Vietnam, several South American countries, Pakistan, Iran, Yugoslavia, China, and many African countries. I would hate to see them when they become aggressive and warlike. They might even become dangerous. Further, several million people who are no longer with us were unfortunately unable to take part in the survey.

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  • polpot
    Jan 1, 2014 - 5:43PM

    @Peace: “After US, It is India. Period”
    ++++++++++++++++++++
    Corrected: After India, It is US. Period

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  • Last Word
    Jan 1, 2014 - 6:07PM

    It so appears that this survey was conducted in Pakistan who on expected lines voted against the Americans otherwise such a strong contender should not have been languishing at number two spot with just 8% votes which should have been excess of 50% followed by its all weather friend China.

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  • objective observer
    Jan 1, 2014 - 6:26PM

    America’s intentions unlike Pakistan’s are not the infliction of casualties on civilians. America cares about the deaths of civilians. Pakistan is indifferent to ethnic cleansing of anyone non Punjabi.

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  • Sparta
    Jan 1, 2014 - 6:35PM

    @objective observer:

    Oh yes, the Afghans betrayed your so
    brotherly tendencies. You opened your
    arms to embrace your Muslim brothers
    with the Haqqani in one hand and the
    Quetta Shura in the other. If you deem
    Afghanistan as a nation an existential
    threat. Who’s the one with the problem
    coexisting

    Did you not read the first part of my comment? I said Afghanistan opposed the creation of Pakistan, they voted against Pakistan’s creation at the UN and Afghan King Daud supported separatists in NWFP(KPK) in the 50s and 60s, Pakistan responded with “strategic depth” in the 70s onwards, so Afghanistan were the ones that instigated us.

    You need to get the chronology right.

    @RD Sultan:

    If you believe that Palestine should
    be given back to the Palestinians,
    then you should likewise believe that
    KPK should be given back to the
    Afghans. Tit for tat. As simple as
    that.

    Woah!Don’t try to tie the Palestine cause to the Durrand line treaty, the Afghan King Abdur Rehman Khan sold KPK to the British and Pakistan inherited that land.

    Pashtuns in Pakistan are well integrated and and successful than their counterparts in Afghanistan, we’re not oppressing the Pashtuns, the way Israelis are oppressing Palestinians.

    @Udaya Bose:

    Experience always makes people wiser.
    The Afghans evidently know a thing or
    two that even we in India don’t!

    You shouldn’t even be speaking, India has problems with China,Nepal,Sri Lanka and even Bangladesh, let alone Pakistan.

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  • Jan 1, 2014 - 7:32PM

    Controlled Survey, I guess..

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  • objective observer
    Jan 1, 2014 - 8:02PM

    So Afghanistan opposed the creation of Pakistan therefore you are justified in trying to destabilize Afghanistan to the end of time? This is your basis and justification for your actions?

    You also seem very frightened at the prospect of an Afghan state yet proclaim them to be incapable of societal progression. I wonder which one is the truth and which one is a convenient talking point.

    I just wish you had the courage to tell your enemy you deem him as such. The world and even militants see through Pakistani smoke and mirrors today. It doesn’t matter what you think anymore.

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  • Rex Minor
    Jan 1, 2014 - 8:16PM

    This gallup pole was taken by the team of idiots and meant for the consumption of idiots!! Why not read the scriptures which explains with clarity the people not COUNTRIES who are the potential threat for the world peace. The Express Tribune management could have asked its readers about their perception of the individual people who have the power and are the potential threat for the world peace, and declared him as the MAN of the tan Year?.Pakistan itself is under threat and not a threat to the world peace.

    Rex Minor

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  • Daddy
    Jan 1, 2014 - 11:32PM

    @Justice Miscarried:

    Fear?? Where you get that word from?..ahahaha
    It is considering Pakistan as a rouge failed state full of polio infected terrorists. Pakistan can’t even fight Afghanistan or Iran forget India, it has gained itself this status/hatred because of the Terrorism it spreads around the world.
    And talking of historical origin, your Pakistan is the most invaded part in the world, you have been invaded by Ashoka of India to Alexander of Mecedon to Mughals of Central Asia. And isn’t is correct that Arab call you guys as converts? Are you talking about that..eh?LMAO
    Btw just for record only a quarter of Indians voted against Pakistan. India is not interested in a country like Pakistan where Pakistan is literally obsessed with India mainly because of the inferiority complex you Pakistani’s have.

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  • Rex Minor
    Jan 2, 2014 - 1:05AM

    @Daddy:

    I would’nt provoke Pakistanis if I was in your position and giving any credibility to the Polls! Your military leaders could provide you with the estimated time required for turning India into the Ashoka India.

    Rex Minor

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  • someone
    Jan 2, 2014 - 3:09AM

    With extremists gaining inches every single day in all walk of lives and nuclear bomb in the kitty, should it be a surprise that Pakistan is placed 2nd?

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  • polpot
    Jan 2, 2014 - 3:27AM

    Pakistan is the most Peace loving nation on this planet
    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    Believe it or not.

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  • someone
    Jan 2, 2014 - 3:31AM

    @Saad:
    It may not be because of your army but because of polio virus though.

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  • Aschraful Makhlooq
    Jan 2, 2014 - 12:57PM

    This credit has given to Pakistan only due to excessive and overmuch US’ pressure and interference in Pakistan’s any security matters,foreign policies and Taliban…..

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  • Aahjiz BayNawa
    Jan 2, 2014 - 2:05PM

    The Indian fear vote for Pakistan has some history behind.
    Good or bad, like it or not, the fact is the Indian psyche is embedded with the fear of Pakistan; although India has reversed a thousand years’ history by invading and dismembering Pakistan. This psyche is the result of history, much of it before Pakistan came into existence and since Pakistan has become an embodiment of and symbol of Muslim invasion of India, and this psyche is not going to go away anytime, soon. However, let us wish for peace between India and Pakistan.

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  • gol
    Jan 2, 2014 - 4:22PM

    @Dhaka:
    Sri Lanka fought the indian tamil invasion (with our help) and won the war and all of a sudden you have become an authority to declare us a fail state.
    Oh yes, global warming may consume the state of Bangladesh soon so its a question of real sense survival for you guys. Good luck with that too brother!.

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  • Jan 2, 2014 - 6:24PM

    @MSS: You have asked a very interesting question “However, why would anybody want to migrate to Saudi Arabia? 30 Percent Pakistanis want to. It is surprising that so many would willingly give up their freedom to speak, travel, drive etc.”
    The answer is very simple freebies my dear Sir, freebies. No taxes to pay, live there and enjoy as God has given lots of petrol to sell and sell to the world. And be free of terrorism. BUT the sad thing is they will not let you live there, buy property or settle. NO green card Sir, No green card they do not chest beat about Islamic brotherhood.

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  • Public Advocate
    May 29, 2014 - 4:27AM

    No other country in the world is as militarily thuggish as the United States.
    No other country in the world is as hostile to its citizens as the United States.
    The United States is the only country openly, illegally, spying on its citizens.
    The United States is a record holder for the number citizens imprisoned.
    The government of the United States has illegally suspended its Constitution.
    The United States murders its own people without judicial process.

    From the reckless killing of civilians around the world, with drones, to allowing domestic, for profit, insurance corporations to deny 45,000 American citizens to die from curable illnesses.

    The world community has resoundingly voted the United States the biggest threat to peace on Earth.

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