The Jeff and Ed Show
Egypt comes top of Middle East-heavy list of countries that hate the U.S. the most
America's position as the world's leading power inevitably makes it a love-it-or-hate-it nation.
Such is the complexity of global politics and conflict, its reputation is constantly in flux - whether its providing humanitarian aid with one hand or diving into a war with the other.
But a new survey has been released which could well give Washington a clearer idea about where to focus its attention in the coming years.
According to the Pew Research Center, which questioned citizens in 44 countries, anti-American sentiment features strongly in the Middle East, while many of those in favour come from Europe and Asia.
The biggest anti-American sentiment currently comes from Egypt, where 85 per cent held an unfavourable view of Uncle Sam.